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Rajnath congratulates Biren Singh for winning trust vote

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Union Home Minister on Monday congratulated Manipur's new Chief Minister N. Biren Singh for winning the vote in the assembly and hoped the state will "prosper under his leadership".

"Congratulations to CM N. Biren Singh on winning the vote in the assembly. I am sure will prosper under his leadership," the Minister tweeted.

Biren Singh, heading the state's first Bharatiya Janata Party-led government, on Monday comfortably won the floor test in the assembly. In the 60-member house, the BJP won 21 seats and the Congress 28.

But the BJP joined hands with the Naga People's Front (NPF) and National People's Party (NPP), which have four legislators each, as well as an Independent and a member each from the Lok Janshakti Party and Trinamool Congress.



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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 15:28 IST