Trouble has started for the BJP-led coalition government in Manipur after the chief minister withdrew ll major portfolios from the his deputy for criticising him at a public function.
Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken alleged that the BJP has violated every rule in the statute and used every unethical trick, including misuse of probe agencies, to remain in power in the northeastern state.
The Congress alleged that the interrogation is 'politically motivated' to save the BJP-led government in Manipur, which recently faced the rebellion of nine MLAs including four ministers of ally NPP.
Madhav, who is the party's pointsman for northeastern states, arrived in Imphal on a day the CBI questioned Congress leader O Ibobi Singh in connection with a corruption case.
NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma, the saffron party's key troubleshooter in the northeast, accompanied the four to Delhi in a special aircraft.
The opposition Congress questioned why the two leaders were not quarantined under COVID-19 norms like the two AICC observers when they arrived in Imphal on Friday.