High Court suspends disqualification of MLA T. Robindro by Speaker’s Tribunal

High Court suspends disqualification of MLA T. Robindro by Speaker’s Tribunal

Written By: / Friday, 10 July 2020 17:47

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Imphal, July 10:

A division bench of the Manipur High Court comprising of Justice Lanusungkum Jamir and Justice Ahanthem Bimol Singh today suspended the disqualification of Trinamool Congress MLA Tongbram Robindro who got elected from Thanga Assembly Constituency, by the Speaker’s Tribunal of the Manipur Legislative Assembly.

Trinamool Congress MLA T Robindro was disqualified by the Speaker’s Tribunal of the Manipur Legislative Assembly on June 18, a day before the Rajya Election, after he left the ruling BJP led coalition government and joined the Congress camp. Robindro had openly joined the BJP in April last week 2017. He was given a warm reception by the then state BJP Party leadership and almost all state media carried the news report of his joining to the BJP along with three other Congress MLAs. However, at the State Assembly record, T Robindro still is recognised as Trinamool Congress MLA.

Senior Counsel N. Ibotombi and M. Hemchandra appeared for the petitioner T. Robindro. After hearing the argument the division bench suspended the disqualification of T Robindro by an order of the Manipur Speaker’s Tribunal on June 18, 2020 till the next hearing. the court scheduled the next hearing of the matter on July 20, 2020.

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