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.

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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.

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