Opposition led by Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma proves majority in the floor test
Kamalanagar, January 18, 2019: In the floor test of Chakma Autonomous District Council conducted today under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai at the behest of the Governor,Dg. Shanti Jiban Chakma incumbent Chief Executive Member, CADC lost the trust vote to Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, leader of the opposition.
Dg. Shanti Jiban Chakma secured 1(vote) in his favour while 11(eleven) MDCs raised hands in favour of Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma.
The Governor, yesterday, issued a notification calling for conduct of floor test of CADC to end the poltical impasse over claim of majority. The sub-rule (6) of rule 33 of CADC (Constitution, Conduct of Business, etc.) Rules 2002 empowers the Governor to summon the Chakma District Council at anytime he deems necessary in the interest of the public.
Earlier, in the recently concluded CADC Winter Session held from 14th to 15th January the opposition MNF removed the CEM and Chairman through no-confidence motion and subsequently, claimed majority to form the new Executive Committee of CADC. On the other hand, the parties in the treasury bench cried foul play and demanded Governor’s intervention.
In order to ascertain the claim of majority by two groups, the Governor ordered for the floor test to be conducted by the Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai for free and fair transaction of business.