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Newly elected Manipur BJP MLAs camping in Guwahati

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

The newly-elected MLAs of are camping here, North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convener and minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, said today.

"It is a fact that MLAs from are camping here. The MLAs are also camping together in Manipur," said Sarma, who is credited with enabling form its first-ever in

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a meeting, the high profile Cabinet minister said, "It (camping together) should be done as reports are flying that one party is trying to pull legislators from another and these have created apprehensions."

Without elaborating Sarma said, "The MLAs (of Manipur) will be sworn-in tomorrow and the next day the Speaker of the legislative assembly will be elected followed by vote the same day."

"We (BJP-led NEDA government) have 33 legislators and 27 MLAs (in a 60-member House)," he said.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 21:07 IST