N Biren Singh is now officially the new Chief Minister of Manipur

IMPHAL, March 15 2017: Nongthombam Biren Singh was on Wednesday sworn in as the first BJP chief Minister of Manipur by Governor Najma Heptulla.


Heptulla on Tuesday invited Singh, who was unanimously elected the leader of the 21-member BJP legislature party on Monday, to form the government.

The invitation to Singh came on a day when four members of the Naga People’s Front, a National Democratic Alliance ally, met the Governor and declared their support to BJP for government formation.

More details awaited.