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Newly elected Manipur legislators sworn in

india Updated: Mar 20, 2017 10:51 IST
Manipur legislators

Manipur's chief minister N Biren Singh during his swearing-in ceremony in Imphal on Wednesday.(HT FIle Photo)

The 60 elected members of the Manipur assembly were sworn in on Sunday.

Earlier, governor Najma Heptullah appointed V Hangkhalian the pro-tem Speaker and administered the oath in a simple function at the Raj Bhavan.

Most elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members returned to Imphal on Saturday evening from Guwahati.

The strength of the Congress in the house went down to 27 from its original 28. A Congress legislator, T Shyamkumar, had joined the cabinet.

On Monday, the coalition ministry headed by N Biren Singh shall undergo a floor test.