Manipur, Nov 26: Ahead of the Manipur Assembly elections in 2022, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda arrived in the state.

Upon his arrival, Nadda was received by Union minister and election in-charge of Manipur Bhupender Yadav, party’s in-charge for Manipur Sambit Patra, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, party’s state president Sharda Adhikarimayum and Manipur Commerce and Industries Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh. Nadda is scheduled to attend various events in the state on Friday.

These include meeting with sports personalities and ex-servicemen, a virtual address of Himachal Pradesh State Working Committee, attending the ‘Go to Village 2.0‘ program, floral tribute to freedom fighters at Khongjom War Memorial Hall, and a public meeting address.


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Notably, Nadda had earlier visited the state in October this year.BJP came to power in Manipur for the first time in 2017. After the 2017 Assembly polls, a coalition of BJP, National People’s Party (NPP), Naga People’s Front, and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) formed the government, which is presently led by Chief Minister N Biren Singh.

The tenure of the Manipur Legislative Assembly, which consists of 60 members, is scheduled to end on March 19, 2022. Recently, Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of ‘Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum‘ in Manipur via video conferencing.