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  India   All India  16 Mar 2017  Lifting of economic blockade top priority, says new Manipur CM Biren Singh

Lifting of economic blockade top priority, says new Manipur CM Biren Singh

Published : Mar 16, 2017, 9:52 am IST
Updated : Mar 16, 2017, 9:53 am IST

The first BJP chief minister in Manipur, Biren Singh took oath on Wednesday.

Manipur Chief MInister N Biren Singh (Photo: PTI)
 Manipur Chief MInister N Biren Singh (Photo: PTI)

Imphal: N Biren Singh, who was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Manipur on Wednesday, said his government's top priority would be to solve the four-month-long economic blockade that has caused immense hardship to the people.

Speaking to the media after the inauguration of the first-ever BJP government in the state, Singh said, "We need to solve the crisis as soon as possible."


Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar Singh also said lifting of the economic blockade would top the government's agenda. Former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, who attended the swearing-in ceremony, said his party would play a constructive role as Opposition in the Assembly.

Tags: manipur assembly elections, biren singh, economic blockade, bjp
Location: India, Manipur, Imphal