Items filtered by date: Monday, 28 September 2020
Imphal, 28 September 2020 ( Evening News ) : Today is the last day for hearing the election petition filed against Minister Okram Henry challenging his victory in the 2017 State general elections. Justice of the High Court of Manipur MV Murlidharan will preside over the case. The petition was filed by Okram Henry's contender in the 2017 election from Wangkhei Assembly Constituency Yungkham Irabot. In his election petition filed at the High Court, Yungkham Irabot claimed misconduct in declaring the 2017 election's result. Owing to this pending court case, it is still unconfirmed whether the Election Commission of India, ECI will approve conduction of by-election this November to fill up the vacant MLA seat of Wangkhei Assembly Constituency.