New Delhi, Jan 10: The Manipur State Assembly on an average sat for 17 days per year. The longest session was the 4th session, from 2nd February, 2018 to 23rd February, 2018. It had 15 sittings, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms said.
The highest number of hours contributed for assembly sittings were 101.39 hours in 2017 where assembly had 23 sittings. The lowest number of hours contributed for assembly sittings were 67.49 hours in 2020 where assembly had 12 sittings.
The Biren Singh government in Manipur will face the floor test on Monday. Singh, from Bharatiya Janata Party, was sworn in as chief minister of Manipur last week.
There was a big battle between the BJP and the Congress to form the government. The Congress said that they were not invited to form the government despite being the single largest party in the state that they ruled for 15 years.
There just two MLAs in the newly elected Manipur assembly who have declared pending cases against them. Out of the 60 MLAs analysed by the Association for Democratic Reforms, only two have criminal cases pending against them. In the 2012 assembly, there was not a single MLA with a pending criminal case.