Biren Singh wins floor test in Manipur

Nongthombam Biren Singh, floor test, Manipur

Biren Singh (PHOTO: Facebook)

Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on Monday won the floor test in the state Assembly.

He proved the majority with the support of 33 MLAs in the state assembly.

Governor Najma Heptullah had invited the BJP, which won 21 seats in the 60-seat Manipur Assembly, to form the government.

Singh, a former national level football player, took oath as the CM of Manipur on March 16 along with eight other ministers.

The BJP won 21 seats and formed the state government with support of four each MLAs of NPP and NPF, one MLA of LJP and one each lawmaker of Congress and Trinamool Congress who joined the saffron party.

(With inputs from agencies)

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