BJP's Biren Singh Faces Floor Test In Manipur Assembly: 10 Facts

Singh was sworn-in as chief minister on March 16 after he assured Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla that he has the requisite number of MLAs to form the government. For this, BJP MLA Yumnam Khemchand and Congress MLA Govindas Konthoujam have filed their nomination papers for Speaker's post.

Rather than any possibility of Congress poaching on BJP and other allies, the most likely possibility is of more Congress legislators defecting to BJP to be in power and then resigning from the house to contest as on BJP tickets. Among the BJP MLAs, only T. Biswajit Singh, MLA from Thongu, has been inducted into the Cabinet.

The meeting, which was also attended by 31 legislators and BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav besides Assam Finance Minister Hemanta Biswa Sarma, appointed BJP MLA Dr. S Ranjan Singh and NPF MLA K Leishiyo as convenor and co-convenor of the joint body.

"The Congress ruled for 15 years at a stretch".

Nongthombam Biren Singh proves majority in the floor of the assembly winning 32 votes in the 60-member house. As BJP is adamant on forming a government in the state, all of its legislators along with an Independent and a Trinamool Congress lawmaker have been lodged in a Guwahati hotel since Thursday after the swearing in ceremony of the CM. As soon as the BJP presented itself as an alternative, people moved away from a party known for corruption to a party committed to development. After the elections, we said Congr.

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