Imphal: Kuki People’s Alliance (KPA) extended unconditional support to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the formation of a new government in Manipur.
KPA President Tongmang Haokip along with two newly elected MLAs – Kimneo Haokip Hangshing and Chinlunthang submitted their letter of support to the governor of Manipur La. Ganesan at Raj Bhavan In Imphal on Friday.
Talking to the governor, Tongmang Haokip said, KPA have won both 46-Saikul and 60-Singhat Assembly seats in the recently concluded Assembly elections. He said, due to limited time in the formation of his party, only two candidates have been filled and both of them won in the election.
Earlier, Janata Dal (United) extended unconditional support to BJP in the formation of a new government. The Naga People’s Front (NPF) has also extended its support to the BJP. Independent MLA Sapam Nishikanta Singh also extended his support to BJP in the formation of the government.
BJP received a thumping majority by winning 32 seats in the 60 member Manipur Legislative Assembly election.