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NPF petition seeking disqualification of its 7 MLAs is under

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

Assembly Vikho-o said Friday the petition submitted by opposition Naga Peoples Front (NPF) seeking disqualification of its seven Legislators for indulging in anti-party activities is under his consideration.

Consultations with legal luminaries are being held and a decision on the matter as per the existing precedence and law would be pronounced very soon, told on the sidelines of a function where he inaugurated at Mima village in district.

had on April 25 last filed the disqualification petition against its 7 MLAs.

NPF, which has 26 MLAs in the State Assembly, had served show cause notice to the MLAs for openly declaring support to Toheho Yepthomi, a consensus candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Alliance (PDA), on the lone Lok Sabha seat in the state.

They had allegedly rejected the collective decision of the party to support candidate K L Chishi in the poll.

The rebel MLAs included Kejong Chang, E E Pangteang, Eshak Konyak, CL John, BS Nganlang, N. Thongwang Konyak and Toyang Chang.

The nominee won the seat.

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First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 14:11 IST