Amid speculation of a cabinet rejig in Manipur, chief minister N Biren Singh on Thursday dropped three ministers from the council of ministers.
Governor Najma Heptulla has accepted the recommendation, according to her letter to the chief minister, Times Now repored.
Agriculture and animal husbandry minister V Hangkhalian, social welfare and cooperation minister Nemcha Kipgen education, labour and employment minister Radheshyam Singh were dropped from the Biren Singh cabinet.
Chief minister N Biren and state BJP chief S Tikendra Singh had recently visited Delhi, where they met several central leaders, including party president J P Nadda.
They discussed various issues, including the modalities of effecting a cabinet reshuffle and matters related to impending assembly bypolls.
Five seats recently fell vacant in the 60-member Maniour Assembly following resignation and disqualification of MLAs.