Tuesday, January 26, 2016

pehle kahaani k mukhya KIRDAAR jan lete hai !!!

Aruanchal Governor - Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa

Speaker Nabam Rebia

what is the Arunachal crisis all about?
  • Dissent within the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh has been brewing for some time now. 
  • In October for instance, four top level officials resigned from their posts, accusing the incumbent state government of breeding corruption and nepotism.
  • In their resignation letter, the top officials - which included Mineral Development and Trading Corporation Ltd chairman Techi Lama, Hydro Power Development Corporation Chairman Tani Loffa and Monitoring and Vigilance Committee chairman Toko Anil - accused Chief Minister Nabam Tuki of mismanaging finances and favouritism.
  • In early November, two others resigned - trade & commerce and geology & mining parliamentary secretary Phosum Khimhun along with Arunachal Pradesh Bamboo Resource Development Agency (APBRDA) chairman Chau Zingnu Namchoom - citing lack of resources and negligence on the chief minister's part.

Ok then what about the role of the GOVERNOR?

  • On 12 May 2015, Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa was appointed the governor of Arunachal Pradesh by President Pranab Mukherjee. 
  • On 9 December, Rajkhowa sent a message to the state legislative assembly issuing terse instructions for its functioning. The Indian Express reported that the instruction mandated the termination of Nabam Rebia from the Speaker's position. It "shall be the first item on the agenda of the House," the instruction read.
  • While the governor's message said that the Deputy Speaker should be presiding over the Assembly's proceedings from the first sitting, some of the Congress MLAs from the state had allegedly given a notice in November for his removal for anti-party conduct.
  • Soon after, BJP MLAs from the Opposition asked for removal of the Speaker.
phir kya hua ?
  • The Assembly's winter session was initially scheduled for 14 January but was rescheduled to 16 January by Rajkhowa. However, on the first day of the Assembly in Itanagar, chaos ensued when supporters of Nabam Tuki blocked the entrance, prompting the Speaker to seal the Assembly premises. (isko bolte hai INTOLERANCE )

phir kya kare.... kya kare ?
  • The dissenting MPs - 11 BJP MLAs, 2 Independents, and 21 Congress dissidents, including Deputy Speaker T N Thongdok - met elsewhere (HOTEL me ...) and passed an impeachment motion on Wednesday against Speaker Nabam Rebia.

phir kya hua ?
  • MADAMji along with her chamchas met the President over the issue.
  • They accused the BJP of conspiring to "destabilise" the elected government in Arunachal Pradesh and urged Mukherjee to issue "appropriate directions" to uphold the sanctity of the Constitution.

chand ghanto baad ....kuch toh jabardast hua ARUNACHAL PRADESH me ? ...kya ?
  • 33 of the 60 members of the Arunachal Legislative Assembly met at a community hall in Naharlagun and passed a no confidence motion against Chief Minister Nabam Tuki through signatures and voice vote.
  • Further, they chose a "rebel" Congress leader Kalikho Pul as the new chief minister. The session was chaired by Deputy Speaker T Norbu Thongdok.

Hungama toh banta hai ?
  • Tuki and 26 other Congress MPs boycotted this "makeshift" Assembly citing them as "illegal and unconstitutional".

phir love letter likhne ka kaam chalu !!
  • Nabam tuki has wrote to the Prime Minister and President, calling the move a "murder of democracy and bypass of a democratically elected government".

KHAIR upar ka sab POLITICS ....ab PRESIDENT RULE lag gaya hai ARUNACHAL me !!

Analysis k part pe aate hai 

  • Political stability is crucial for the militarily strategic state that China has been staking claim to.
  • Tuki’s reign hit turbulence towards the end of 2014 as the state ran up debts amid allegations of fiscal mismanagement and diversion of central funds for allegedly dubious payments. 
  • The skeletons began tumbling out of the cupboard after Kalikho Pul, the now dissident leader, was dropped as health and family welfare minister in December 2014.
  • Tuki dismissed four more ministers; some MLAs quit in the next few months. The dissidence gathered momentum after ex-Assam chief secretary JP Rajkhowa was appointed state’s governor in June last year.

Latest position kya hai ?
  • The ruling Congress Legislature Party on the other hand continues to remain split, with 21 of its 47 members sticking to their guns for removal of Nabam Tuki from the chief minister’s post.

Politically Speaking !!
  • It is time for Congress to introspect...rather than crying FOUL

One serious question to CM Tuki !!
Has he not created a constitutional crisis by not allowing convening of an Assembly session even as six months have passed since the time last Assembly session was convened. The deadline for convening assembly session passed on 21 January. Last assembly session was held on 21 July.

and this very question ...provides for the JUSTIFICATION of imposing a PRESIDENT's rule in ARUNACHAL PRADESH !! How ? read below !
  • Article 174 (1) of Indian Constitution says: "The Governor shall from time to time summon the House or each House of the Legislature of the State to meet at such time and place as he thinks fit, but six months shall not intervene between its last sitting in one session and the date appointed for its first sitting in the next session." 
  • The crux of this Constitutional provision is that six months shall not intervene between the last sitting of the Legislative Assembly in one session and the date appointed for its first sitting in the next Session. 
  • In case of Arunachal this critical provision has clearly been flouted and forms one of the principal reasons why Modi government, based on report of Arunachal Pradesh Governor has sought imposition of President's Rule and the latest being that PRESIDENT has given APPROVAL for the same !!!

What constitutional experts say on the role of Governor for recommending President's rule ?.
  • Constitutional expert Dr Shubhash C Kashyap said, “Governor is free to make recommendation for a President rule in the state and it depends on the Cabinet whether it accepts it or not. In the present case, the legitimacy of the Arunachal Pradesh government is in question. As per available reports, the present Arunachal Pradesh government doesn’t enjoy support of the majority in the state assembly. In this context, the Governor can recommend President’s rule.”

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