Imphal, March 11 2022: MLA elect from Keishamthong AC Nishikant Singh Sapam has pledged his support to the BJP.
The letter of support was submitted to Governor La Ganesan while its copies were handed over to Chief Minister N Biren Singh and BJP Manipur Pradesh president A Sharda Devi.
Nishikant contested the 12th Assembly election on a Torch symbol.
Haokholet Kipgen who won the Saitu seat as an Independent candidate has also resolved to support the BJP in Government formation.
Meanwhile, BJP State unit president A Sharda Devi thanked the people of Manipur for giving absolute majority to the saffron party.
Apart from winning 32 seats, at least two Independent candidates have pledged their support to the BJP, she said and thanked the two candidates for believing in the party’s ideology.
Haokholet Kipgen who won the Saitu seat as an Independent candidate has also resolved to support the BJP in the Government formation.
Saying that Chief Minister N Biren played a big role in ensuring the big win of the BJP, A Sharda continued that the next Chief Minister will be decided as per the advice of the party’s high command.
Sharda further stated that all the three women candidates of the party won their respective seats and added that a certain quota will be reserved for women in the upcoming Council of Ministers.