Led by Okram Ibobi Singh, Congress stakes claim to form govt in Manipur

Last Modified Saturday, 20 June 2020 (18:23 IST)
Imphal:The party has urged Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla to call a Special Session of the
Legislative Assembly to adopt  a No Confidence Motion resolution against the Ministry led by  Chief Minister N. Biren Singh .
A Congress delegation led by called on the Governor today and informed her that Secular Progressive Front (SPF) has been formed by INC, NPP, AITC and Independent under the leadership of  Okram lbobi Singh. The present N Biren Singh government is now in the minority it was stated and hence  a floor test should be done at 
the earliest.
 
Mr Ibobi urged the Governor  to summon the House in a couple of days to vote on the No 
Confidence Motion moved against the present Council of Ministers.He said alternatively, the BJP government may be dismissed  and to uphold the principle of democracy  Ibobi Singh,leader  of the SPF which commands the majority may be invited to form the government . 
Mr Ibobi also submitted letters of support from all members of the Front ( INC, NPP, AITC, Independent MLAs).(UNI)
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