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Manipur oath ceremony: Amit Shah returns following technical snag in flight

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

(BJP) president Amit Shah, who today left for to attend the swearing-in ceremony, had to return to the capital following a technical glitch in the flight.

BJP's Nongthombam Biren Singh will later in the day take oath as the Chief Minister of

The 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.

Biren Singh, who was elected unanimously as the leader of the legislature party, later staked claim to form the after meeting the Governor.

The had emerged as the largest party in the state winning 28 seats, but the party fell short of majority.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 13:28 IST