Tripura speaker disqualifies BJP MLA Ashis Das, who joined TMC

Tripura Assembly Speaker Ratan Chakraborty on Wednesday disqualified BJP MLA Ashis Das, who joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC), under the anti-defection law (the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution).

Ashis Das won the 2018 Assembly polls on BJP ticket from Surma constituency in Dhalai district.

Tripura Speaker Ratan Chakraborty on Wednesday disqualified the ruling BJP MLA Ashish Das who has joined Trinamool Congress (TMC).

He joined Trinamool Congress on October 31 during visit of the party’s general secretary Abhishek Banerjee to the state.

Chakraborty said he has received a complaint from BJP Chief Whip Kalyani Roy against Das alleging anti-party activities and after scrutinizing all legal aspects he disqualified from the MLA on Wednesday.

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