Imphal, March 22: Congress MLAs from the state today meet the President of All India Congress Committee, (AICC) Rahul Gandhi and discussed about the issue of Parliamentary Secretary among others. The meeting began at 3.30 pm today at the AICC President’s residence at New Delhi.
Former Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, spokesperson of MPCC, MLA Khumukcham Joykishan, MLA Surjakumar Singh, MLA K. Ranjit, MLA Th. Lokeshwar, MLA O Henery, MLA KH. Loken among others were present during the meeting with the AICC President.
Manipur Congress has been demanding disqualification of the Parliamentary Secretary since the last few month and had protested the passing of the repeal bill for Parliamentary Secretaries by walking out from the house when the Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh tabled the Manipur Parliamentary Secretary (Appointment, Salary and Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Repealing Bill 2018 and moved for passing of the Bill on February 28.
Details of the discussion between the AICC president Rahul Gandhi and the Congress MLAs could not be get at the time of filing this report, but an MLA while talking to this reporter said that main issues discussed was regarding the issue of Parliamentary Secretaries.