Congress Leader Debabrata Saikia Seeks Disqualification of Two MLAs


Guwahati: Debabrata Saikia, the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party, has filed disqualification petitions before Assembly Speaker Biswajit Daimary against two Congress MLAs, Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha and Basanta Das.

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‘As the Congress Legislature Party Leader , I have filed two Disqualification Petitions before the Hon’ble Speaker , Assam Legislative Assembly, under Article 191(2) read with the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution of India, seeking disqualification of Shri Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha, MLA No. 3 North Karimganj LAC, and Shri Basanta Das , No. 67 Mangaldoi (SC) LAC, from membership of Assam Legislative Assembly, for voluntarily giving up membership of the Indian National Congress,’ Saikia Said to media.

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On the other hand, Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha and Basanta Das have been issued showcause notices by the party leadership. The notice addressed to them highlights concerns raised by APCC President Bhupen Kumar Borah regarding their statements offering support to the state BJP Government and expressing allegiance to Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.

The notice emphasizes that while the MLAs had previously spoken out against alleged corruptions and issues under the BJP government, their recent statements have created misgivings among party workers and tarnished the image of the Congress party. The MLAs are asked to clarify their stand and intentions within a day to avoid disciplinary actions.

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