No Confidence Motion discussion: President convenes special meeting of Nurmahal NC on November 23

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No Confidence Motion discussion:  President convenes special meeting of Nurmahal NC on November 23



Nurmahal Nagar Council (NC) president has convened a special meeting of NC to discuss requisition letters written by some councilors.

The meeting will be held on November 23 at 11 AM in NC office.


In the agenda sent to 13 councilors and Nakodar MLA, Mrs.  Hardip Kaur said that she has received an official communication from the Phillaur sub-division magistrate (SDM) sent by the executive officer (EO) of NC which said that his office has received two representations signed by existing councillors to bring a no-confidence motion against president Hardip Kaur Johal and the vice president.

SDM said in his communication that these requestions letters are sent to you to act under Municipal Act 1911 and according to government directions and sent a report.

She said that after this she received a communication from EO which informed her about calling a meeting of the NC within 14 days as per the Municipal Act.

Agenda said acting according to these directions no-confidence motion against the president and vice president is presented for discussion.  

It is pertinent to mention here that the Congress leader and ward no.10 councillor Hardip Kaur Johal was elected Nurmahal Nagar council president in May 2021 by toss and her party colleague and ward no,5 councillor Jang Bahadar Kohli was elected vice president also by toss.

The Congress has six members, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) three,  Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) 1, Bahujan Samaj Party  2, and Independent 1 in the house of thirteen. President's post is reserved for women in Nurmahal.    

Two councillors of the Bahujan Samaj Party Kanwal Kumari ward no.9 and Walaiti Ram ward no13 had announced their boycott and left the venue.


Congress candidates and opposition candidates received equal votes (6-6) with the then Nakodar MLA G.S Wadala casting his vote and after this election was held by toss.

Nov 20 2022 4:10AM
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