IMPHAL, November 17: Aspiring candidate of the Thoubal assembly constituency Oinam Indira today called a press conference at the Manipur Press Club and reacted sharply to some alleged remarks made by works minister K Ranjit against the aspiring opponents of Chief Minister O Ibobi.
Reacting to statement, she ridiculed that the insult from the state works minister has only strengthened her resolve to fight the election and further added that a candidate’s winning lies in the hands of the public and not in the hands of some ministers.
Further speaking at the conference, she informed that bogus electoral rolls of Thoubal district should be rectified at the earliest for a free and fair election in the district.
Indira who is aspiring to fight the Chief Minister who is the only one to complete a whole term as the state Chief Minister, further observed that the state government should maintained properly the prescribed guidelines of the Election Commission of India.
Meanwhile, Thoubal Kendra Kanba Lup president informed that the association has submitted a representation to the Election Commission of India and the concerned district authorities for a physical verification to pick out the bogus and repeated voters from the existing voters list of the district.
The association has further suggested that all political parties and aspiring candidates should allow proper functioning of Booth level agents at every polling stations throughout the state as directed by the ECI.
Meanwhile, the coordinator of the association has further termed the insult from the minister as unfortunate and further added that such repeated provocations should be considered as an insult to the whole women community.
She has further added that the association will not tolerate any more insults.