IMPHAL: BJP MLA Thokchom Satyabrata Singh was on Thursday elected as the Manipur Legislative Assembly Speaker unopposed.
The legislator of the Yaiskul constituency in Imphal East district was the only candidate for the post.
“Thanks to all August House Members for unanimously choosing me as a Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly,” he tweeted.
Thanks to all August House Members for unanimously choosing me as a Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly@narendramodi @JPNadda @AmitShah @NBirenSingh @AShardaDevi @sambitswaraj @BJP4India @BJP4Manipur @PIB_India @PIBImphal pic.twitter.com/vFsHeTXFeJ
— Thokchom Satyabrata Singh (@thsatyasingh) March 24, 2022
Satyabrata Singh was minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in the previous government headed by N Biren Singh.
Biren Singh was sworn in as the chief minister for a second term on Monday. The BJP returned to power in Manipur in the recently held assembly polls.
Source: Press Trust of India