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Tripura Speaker to decide on six Congress defectors

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Jun 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Agartala, June 8: Tripura assembly Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debth on Wednesday said he will decide within 10-12 days the issue of six Congress legislators who have joined the Trimool Congress (TMC). “Four Congress MLAs met me on Tuesday and submitted a letter with their sigtures as well as those of two others. They said they have joined the Trimool Congress and demanded recognition as the main opposition party,” Debth said here. He said, “I will call the six MLAs for individual hearing and verification of their sigtures. After consulting the rules and experts, I will take a fil decision within 10-12 days.” Besides suspended Congress leader Sudip Roy Barman, other Congress legislators who are said to have signed the letter are Ashish Saha, Biswabandhu Sen, Diba Chandra Hrangkhawl, Pranjit Singha Roy and Dilip Sarkar. Pranjit Singha Roy is out of Tripura while an ailing Dilip Sarkar was not present when Roy Barman handed over the letter to the Speaker. (IANS)

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