Panjim, Sept 21 (GCNews) Contiuing with its intent to be a strong opposition but appearing to be more off rhetorics and theatrics. Congress MLAs of Goa have moved a motion for removal of BJP leader Dr Pramod Sawant from the post of the State Legislative Assembly Speaker.
In a letter signed by all 16 MLAs of the party was submitted to the Secretary of the Assembly. The letter submitted by Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar said,”We the undersigned, Members of Legislative Assembly of Goa do hereby propose to move Motion for removal of Dr Pramod Sawant as Speaker of Legislative Assembly of Goa on expiry of 14 days of notice period.”
”This House hereby resolves to remove Dr Pramod Sawant from the office of Speaker of Legislative Assembly of Goa,” the motion said.
The motion was served under Rule 243 of Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of the Legislative Assembly of Goa read with Article 179 (C) of Constitution for removal of Speaker from his office.
The party has already approached Governor with demand to convene special session of the state assembly and ask the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led coalition government in the state to prove majority in the wake of illness of three ministers, including Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, and the ruling party looking for replacement of the Chief Minister.