Former MLA Y Surchnadra tenders resignation from INC

Former MLA Y Surchnadra tenders resignation from INC

Written By: / Wednesday, 12 January 2022 16:57

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Imphal, Jan 12:

Y Surchandra Singh, who was elected as INC MLA from Kakching Assembly constituency but disqualified following a verdict of the Manipur High Court for non-disclosure of assets in November 2020, has tendered resignation from the primary membership of the Indian National Congress today.
A resignation letter has been submitted to the President of the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee today. A few days back Y Surchandra had told the media that he may not contest the upcoming assembly election as INC candidate, however, he didn’t disclose on which party he is going to contest.
Mentioned may be made that the Manipur High Court declared the election of Y Surchandra from Kakching Assembly Constituency in 2017 assembly elections as null and void over non-disclosure of information the election affidavit and named M Rameshwar, who secured the second place in the then elections, as the elected Member of Kakching Assembly Constituency.
M Rameshwar, the BJP candidate administered the oath of office by Manipur Legislative Assembly Speaker Yumnam Khemchand in Imphal on November 9, 2020.
In the last election, Y Surchandra (65 yrs), won the Kakching Assembly seat with 11,133 votes while BJP’s Rameshwar got 10,503 votes.

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