BJP national president JP Nadda is scheduled to arrive in Manipur on October 9 (Saturday) on a two-day tour.
Nadda’s visit to Manipur comes amid growing discontent among BJP MLAs against incumbent chief minister Biren Singh.
There are resentment among tribal legislators and demands from BJP allies for more portfolios in the state cabinet.
MLAs of BJP’s ally, the NPP (National People’s Party) seem to be unhappy with the “unilateral functioning” of chief minister Biren Singh.
Manipur is among the six BJP ruled states that will go to Assembly elections next year.
Nadda, during his course of stay in Manipur, is likely to meet and hold discussions with all MLAs of the BJP-led coalition government in the state.
The BJP national president will also take stock of the saffron party’s preparation for the upcoming Assembly elections.
On October 2, Manipur CM Biren Singh was in Delhi where he called on BJP national president JP Nadda and “discussed about several important of the party and the State”.