Kamalanagar, January 14, 2019: The Winter Session of 10th Chakma Autonomous District Council which started today passed a no-confidence motion against the incumbent Chairman, CADC Dg. Buddhalila Chakma. The motion was passed in the 20 members strength house (1 MDC still to be re-elected after expiry of the incumbent) with 10 members voting in favour and 1 member against, while 7 members absenting themselves including the Chairman against whom the motion was moved.
The development came about with 4 Congress MDCs splitting away earlier and joining the MNF party and enhancing the strength of MNF MDCs from 7 to 11.
As per sub-rule 1 of Rule 86 of CADC (Constitution, Conduct of Business, etc) Rule 2002 the Deputy Chairman, Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma presided over the Session. The motion seeking removal of the Chairman was submitted by Dg. Amit Kumar Chakma, MDC. In the first half of the sitting the Deputy Chairman sought the leave of the session for the motion and was granted. In the second half the motion was moved and passed by a vote of 10 by 1 with 7 members making themselves absent.
The Second sitting of the Winter Session will continue the next day.