NALBARI, Aug 2 - A total of eight ward commissioners of 12-member Nalbari Municipal Board have withdrawn their support to the chairperson Bipasa Das alleging corruption against her. The ward commissioners have submitted an application of no confidence before the Nalbari Deputy Commissioner on Tuesday.
The ward commissioners who signed the no confidence motion are vice chairman Manjurul Alam, Kalyani Goswami (ward no. 3), Paban Haloi (ward no. 12), Minawara Begum (ward no. 8), Niki Devi (ward no. 6), Mafazul Ali (ward no. 1), Sewali Malakar (ward no. 10) and Nirumani Barman (ward no. 2).
The eight ward commissioners include five from BJP, two from Congress and one from AGP. They alleged that the Chairperson Bipasa Das misused the development fund allotted for fish market shed and constructed latrines under Swachh Bharat Mission violating government rules, among others. Now, the fate of Nalbari Municipality Board hangs in the hands of the Deputy Commissioner.