New Delhi :
Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh has proved his majority in the assembly on Monday. The chief minister got support of 32 MLAs in the house of 60 seats.
After the trust vote, Chief Minister N Biren Singh gave his win's credit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and people of Manipur.
He took oath as the chief minister of the state on March 15th . BJP's Yumnam Khemchand Singh has been elected as Speaker of Manipur assembly.
The party has 21 legislators in the assembly and enjoying support of 12 other MLAs of NPP, NPF and LJP. The saffron party leaders had swung into action post results to form the government in state despite the Congress party had 27 MLAs in the House.
Here are the laive updates-
I thank my team,it is not my success it is success of Modi Ji, BJP and people of Manipur: CM N.Biren Singh after floor test win in Assembly-ANI
-Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh for winning trust vote
-BJP wins floor test in Manipur assembly
-BJP's Yumnam Khemchand Singh elected Speaker of Manipur assembly-ANI
The Congress too had claimed that it was enjoying absolute majority in the house, but failed to bring the MLAs before Governor Najma Heptullah.
Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh led BJP Govt to face floor test in Manipur assembly today pic.twitter.com/X9m79uqiX3— ANI (@ANI_news) March 20, 2017
The governor had administered oath to N Biren as the Chief Minister of Manipur at the Raj Bhawan. NPP's T Joykumar sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister of the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also congratulated the chief minister N Biren Singh, saying that he hoped that the new chief minister will work for development and take the state to new acme.