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Manipur Cong MLA Ginsuanhau joins BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

Ginsuanhau today joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, strengthening the BJP-led coalition in the state.

"I have resigned from and joined today," Ginsuanhau said during a function at the state office here.

He was welcomed in the party fold by Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh and Pradesh president Ksh Bhabananda Singh.

Ginsuanhau was elected from Singhat (ST) constituency of Churachandpur district on INC ticket in the recent polls.

Out of the 60 Assembly seats in Manipur, the had secured 28 seats while the BJP had won 21 seats and formed the state with support of four MLAs each of the NPP and the NPF, one of the LJP and one lawmaker each of the Congress and the Congress.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 00:57 IST