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BJP's Nongthombam Biren Singh will later in the day take oath as the Chief Minister of Manipur.
The BJP chief and several Union Ministers were scheduled to attend the swearing-in ceremony.
The party, which won 21 seats, made a bid for power claiming it has the support of 33 legislators in the 60-member assembly.
The Congress had emerged as the largest party in the state winning 28 seats, but the party fell short of majority.
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