Manipur Congress MLA Ginsuanhau joins BJP

Ginsuanhau was elected from Singhat constituency of Churachandpur district on Congress ticket in the recent state assembly polls.

Published: 18th April 2017 11:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2017 11:38 AM   |  A+A-

I welcome Mr.Ginsuanhau, sitting Congress MLA of Singhgat AC and 14 Members of Chandel ADC including its Chairman Mr.Lhukhosei Zou on joining the BJP, wrote Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Facebook.

By PTI

IMPHAL: Manipur Congress MLA Ginsuanhau has joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, giving a shot in the arm to the BJP-led coalition government in the state. "I have resigned from the Congress and joined the BJP," Ginsuanhau said during a function at the state BJP office here yesterday.

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

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

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



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