All four MLAs of the National People’s Party (NPP), withdrew support to the BJP-led coalition government in Manipur, on Thursday made a u-turn on and decided to be part of the N Biren Singh-led government again.
The four NPP legislators met Governor Najma Heptulla at the Raj Bhawan in Imphal on Thursday afternoon and expressed their support to the government, HT reported.
“A delegation of National People’s Party led by Conrad Sangma along with Himanta Biswa Sarma called on me and all the 4 MLAs gave their letter of support to the BJP led government in the state of Manipur,” Heptulla tweeted after meeting the NPP legislators.
A delegation of National People’s Party led by Shri @SangmaConrad alongwith Shri @himantabiswa called on me and all the 4 MLAs gave their letter of support to BJP led Government in the State of Manipur. pic.twitter.com/N1Ehs9OceV
— Najma Heptulla (@nheptulla) June 25, 2020
The development comes a day after the four MLAs, who had left Imphal on Tuesday, met Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda in New Delhi.
They were accompanied by NPP national president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and senior Assam minister and convener of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) Himanta Biswa Sarma.