Imphal: Former minister Ksh. Biren Singh has been appointed as president of Janata Dal (United) Manipur state unit by the national president of JD (U) Rajiv Ranjan Singh.
With reference to press communique dated June 5, wherein, the Janata Dal (United) national president, and MP (Leader Lok Sabha) had dissolved the state committee of Manipur with immediate effect, and appointed Ksh. Biren Singh (ex-minister Manipur) as the convenor, of the Manipur State JD(U). In continuation of the process for re-organisation of the state committee, the JD(U) national president has announced the appointment of Ksh. Biren Singh as the president along with Dr Kh. Loken Singh (ex.-MLA Manipur) and 0. Nabakishor Singh (retired IAS) as general secretaries, organisation and administration respectively, JD(U) general secretary Afaque Ahmad said in a press statement released on Tuesday.
Afaque informed the appointment of the state unit president to Biren by Afaque on Monday. Biren was asked to constitute the state executive committee and office bearers with representation of all sections of society viz SC/ST/OBC’s, minorities and women as specified in the party constitution.
“We hope that under your able and dynamic leadership the party will grow from strength to strength in the state,” the general secretary wrote to Biren.