High Court of Manipur on Thursday declared the election result of Wangkhei assembly constituency which announced Okram Henry a winner, as null and void.
Henry had on March 24 approached the Supreme Court for a directive to ECI to conduct the bye-election for Wangkhei assembly constituency so that he may avoid losing his ministership.
The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee demands removal of Okram Henry from ministerial post.
Henry’s term expired on March 24 and therefore, filing a petition for extending his tenure to the Supreme Court is inappropriate and a complete violation of the Indian Constitution, Laishram Sotinkumar said.
At the time of getting elected, Henry belonged to INC, however due to some ideological differences, he resigned as MLA of the INC and joined BJP in August, 2020.
MAHUD Minister Okram Henry instructed mayor of Imphal Municipal Corporation L Lokeshwar to issue an order immediately for competition among the 27 urban local bodies (UBL) of Manipur in order to create a clean and healthy environment.
The minister was addressing a programme on ‘Sensitisation of Students on Psychoactive Substance Use with a Musical Concert’ at BOAT, Palace Compound on Saturday
Social Welfare Minister Okram Henry said that a new website and mobile application will be launched soon for the Social Welfare Department.