TOP POLITICIANS OF MANIPUR
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Manipur is one of the northeastern states of India. In this article, we are going to talk about some of the famous Indian politicians of Manipur. The major political party in Manipur includes INC (Indian National Congress), BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party), and Manipur Peoples Party (MPP).
Here are some of the famous leaders of Manipur:
Nongthombam Biren Singh
NongthombamBiren Singh or N. Biren Singh is one of the popular Indian politicians in the state of Manipur. N. Biren Singh is also the current chief minister of Manipur. He was born on 1st January 1960. He is the former football player and worked as a journalist also.
In the year of 2002, He took the first step in his political journey by joining the Democratic Revolutionary Peoples Party. In 2002, he was for the first time elected in Manipur Legislative assembly from the Heingang constituency. Later, he switched to INC then in 2016 he joined BJP and became the leader of BJP Manipur Legislature and sworn as chief minister in 2017. He was awarded Champions of change in 2018 for his outstanding work for the nation.
Kim Gangte is a popular Indian politician from Manipur. Kim Gangte was born on 30 October 1963 in Uyungmakhong, Manipur. In 1998, She was elected in LokSabha but lost her seat because of the No-confidence motion passed against her by the Government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In the very next year, she lost the election. Then she took a break from her political journey and in the year 2017, she joined the Bhartiya Janta Party. She is such an inspiration for the women working as a social worker and for human rights.
LeishembaSanajaoba is a popular Indian politician from the Manipur state of northeastern India. Sanajaoba is a titular king of Manipur and descendant of the last king of Manipur, Maharaja Bodhchandra Singh. Although he is not the legal monarch but still acts as a symbolic head of many rituals. He is associated with Bhartiya Janta Party. Recently he is elected as a member of RajyaSabha (Upper House) from Manipur.
Yumnam Joykumar Singh
YumnamJoykumar Singh is a popular Indian politician from Manipur. He was born on 1st January 1955. He is currently serving as Deputy Chief Minister of Manipur in the coalition government of BJP and National People’s Party (NPP). Before becoming Deputy Chief Minister, he was Ex-Director of Police. He is the leader of the Legislature Party of the National People’s Party (NPP).
Moirangthem Nara Singh
Moirangthem Nara Singh or Dr.Moirangthem Nara Singh is a popular Indian Politician from Manipur. Dr. Nara was born on 27 May 1949 in Tentha Village of Manipur. He started his political journey in the year of 1973 by joining CPI (Communist Party of India) and elected as Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manipur.
PaonamBrojen is a famous Indian political leader from Manipur. In the year of 2012, PaonamBrojen was for the first time elected as the member of the Manipur Legislative Assembly from the WangjingTentha constituency from the INC (Indian National Congress). Recently he resigned from the INC and joined BJP.
Gaikhangam Gangemi is a popular Indian Politician from Manipur, the northeastern state of India. Gaikhangam Gangemi, a member of the Congress working committee was born on 12 November 1950. The political journey of GaikhangamGangmei is quite long. He has formerly served as deputy chief minister of Manipur.
TelvumThangzalamHaokip is a famous political Indian leader from the northern state of Manipur. He was elected as Member of Manipur Legislative Assembly from henglep constituency as a candidate of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). He also served as chairman of the hill area Committee. Recently he resigned and joined INC (Indian National Congress).
Langpoklakpam Jayanta kumar Singh
LangpoklakpamJayantakumar Singh is one of the famous Indian Politicians from the Manipur state of India. He was born on 3 February 1959 in PishumthongOinamleikai, Manipur. He is a prominent social worker. He is associated with the National People’s Party. He was elected as a member in the legislative assembly of Manipur in 2017 from Keishamthong
Constituency seat. He is currently serving as Minister of Health, Family Welfare, Law and Legislative, Art and Culture in the coalition government of BJP and NPP.
Alfred Kan-Ngam Arthur
Alfred Kan-Ngam Arthur is one of the famous Indian politicians from Manipur. He was born on 10 December 1946 in ShangshakUkhrul of Manipur. He is the son of AS Arthur, a former politician of Manipur. He is a social worker working for the upliftment of society and associated with INC (Indian National Congress). He contested his first election for Legislative Assembly in the year of 2012 but lost. Later in 2017 he won and got selected as a member of the Manipur Legislative Assembly from Ukhrul constituency.