Manipur: Ex-MLAs P Brojen & Ngamthang Haokip appoints as advisors to CM N Biren

Notably, P Brojen and Ngamthang Haokip were elected from Wangjing-Tentha AC and Saitu AC respectively on Congress tickets before they resigned from Manipur Legislative Assembly and joined BJP.

Imphal, Sept 27-2020: The five Ministers who were sworn in on September 24 have been given their portfolios.

Chief Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar issued a notification to this effect today.

According to the notification, Sorokhaibam Rajen would be in charge of Education, Fishery and CADA.

Tribal Affairs & Hills, Transport and GAD have been given to Vungzagin Valte while Oinam Lukhoi has been allotted Agriculture, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry and Tourism.

Th Satyabrata has been given the charge of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Law & Legislative Affairs and Labour & Employment whereas Okram Henry has been allotted MAHUD, Social Welfare and Cooperation.

Meanwhile,. ex-MLAs P Brojen and Ngamthang Haokip have been appointed as advisors to Chief Minister N Biren, according to a notification issued by Chief Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar on September 26.

Notably, P Brojen and Ngamthang Haokip were elected from Wangjing-Tentha AC and Saitu AC respectively on Congress tickets before they resigned from Manipur Legislative Assembly and joined BJP.

On the other hand, Awangbou Newmai has been appointed personal political advisor (hills) of BJP Manipur Pradesh.

BJP Manipur Pradesh president Sapam Tikendra issued an order to this effect today.