Chief Minister of Manipur Asserts NDA Majority, Confirms Allies Commitment on Staking Claim to form Govt

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Ukhrul: On the day of PM Narendra Modi’s resignation along with the Union Council of Ministers and the dissolution of the 17th Lok Sabha on June 5, the Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh responding to questions on the speculation of government formation stated to reporters in Delhi that the National Democratic Alliance has secured the majority. He said, “In election and democracy, if a party receives a vote share of 31 in a 60 seats assembly, government is formed. There is no point of discussion on this. The BJP won 240 seats by its own, making it the single largest party.”

N Biren Singh further said, “by Constitution, the single largest party will be invited to form the government. There is no doubt about it. Our allies are committed.”

Both Indian National Congress candidates, Prof. Dr. Angomcha Bimol Akoijam and Alfred Kanngam Arthur, defeated their closest rivals from the ruling BJP and regional party, Naga People’s Front (NPF),

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