BJP-led government in Manipur wins trust vote

PTI

File photo of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh. Photo - PTI

File photo of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh.
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In Manipur, N. Biren Singh-led government won the trust vote during one-day State Assembly session. The BJP led-coalition headed by Chief Minister Singh won the confidence vote by a margin of 12 votes in the house.Eight Opposition Congress MLAs skipped the session defying the party whip.

The confidence motion, moved by Singh, was put to vote after a marathon debate during the one-day special session,and he emerged victorious.

The 60-member house has an effective strength of 53, including Speaker Y Khemchand. The Congress had submitted a notice of No Confidence Motion against the government on 28th of July. Days later, the State Government submitted a notice to the Speaker for a trust vote.