Lawngtlai, Nov 29: Lal Thanzara, who was elected from Aizawl North-III assembly seat in the recently concluded bypolls said that he appreciated the move that he would be continuously put under probe over the allegation of conflict of interest case.
Reacting to opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) which had said that it would continue to pursue Lal Thanzara even if elected again, the recently elected legislator from Aizawl North-III assembly seat on Friday said his family has 10 years experience of being under probe. “My brother Lal Thanhawla has been under probe since 10 years and I welcomed the move from MNF to bring me under probe continuously”, he said.
Lal Thanzara said that he also fondly accepted the message of congratulation extended by MNF president Zoramthanga. “ I appreciated the president for having congratulated me on my victory and at the same time I also welcomed the warning that I would be probed again”, he added.
The youth wing and legal department of MNF in a press conference ahead of bypolls to Aizawl North-III assembly seat said that they would continue to pursue the case leveled http://www.health-canada-pharmacy.com against Lal Thanzara even if the latter is elected again.
Addressing a party session last Friday, Lal Thanzara also added that he appreciated online news portal Scroll.in, which instigated the opposition by surfacing the allegation of conflict of interest.
Based on the media reports, Lal Thanzara, who is also the younger brother of chief minister Lal Thanhawla was alleged of holding 21.6 percent share in Sunshine Overseas, a Delhi based construction company which bagged crores of rupees worth road construction works under the state’s PWD.
The opposition MNF also alleged that Lal Thanzara owned HP Food Products supplied crores of rupees worth nutrition items to the state Social Welfare department while he was still being Parliamentary Secretary and a minister of state.
Lal Thanzara had resigned from the cabinet as well as a legislator on 18 August which necessitated the bypolls.
In the bypolls to Aizawl North-III assembly seat held on 21 November, Lal Thanzara was declared elected to the assembly seat he vacated, by inflicting a crushing defeat on his two opponents- K. Vanlalvena of Mizo National Front (MNF) and Lalduhoma of National Democratic Alliance (NDA).