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Biren Singh govt wins floor test in Manipur

N Biren Singh was sworn in as the first BJP Chief Minister of Manipur on March 16

ANI  |  Imphal 

Biren Singh
Biren Singh

The Bharatiya Janata Party led by Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on Monday won the floor test in Assembly.

The victory was marked with the support of 32 of the total 60 MLAs in the Assembly.

The left no stone unturned to form the government in the state and lodged all its legislators in a Guwahati hotel along with an Independent and a Trinamool lawmaker since Thursday.

was sworn in as the first Chief Minister of on March 16.

Only two MLAs including the Chief Minister were inducted in the BJP-led ministry, while four MLAs of NPP, one each of NPF, LJP and the legislator who joined the saffron party, were included in the ministry.

The BJP won 21 seats and formed the state government with support of four MLAs each of and NPF, one MLA of LJP and one each lawmaker of and Trinamool Congress who joined the saffron party.

First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 14:21 IST