Government of Manipur

Government of Manipur
Seat of Government Imphal
Executive
Governor Najma Heptulla
Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh (BJP)
Legislature
Assembly
Speaker Yumnam Khemchand Singh
Council None
Judiciary
High Court Manipur High Court

The Government of Manipur also known as the State Government of Manipur, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Manipur and its 16 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Manipur, a judiciary and a legislative branch.

Like other states in India, the head of state of Manipur is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Imphal is the capital of Manipur, and houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The high court of manipur exercises the jurisdiction and powers in respect of cases arising in the State.[1]

The present Legislative Assembly of Manipur is unicameral, consisting of 60 Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.[2][3]

List of Ministers after 2017 Assembly elections

On 15 March 2017, Nongthombam Biren Singh took oath with 8 ministers from various parties as given below:[4]

Name Portfolio Political Party
N. Biren SinghChief MinisterBharatiya Janata Party
Thongam Biswajit SinghBharatiya Janata Party
T. RadheshyamBharatiya Janata Party
Nemcha KipgenBharatiya Janata Party
V. HangkhalianBharatiya Janata Party
Yumnam Joykumar SinghDeputy Chief MinisterNational Peoples Party
L. Jayantakumar SinghNational Peoples Party
Karam ShyamLok Janshakti Party
Letpao HaokipNational Peoples Party
N KayisiiNational Peoples Party
Th. Shyamkumar SinghIndian National Congress (defected to BJP)
Losii DikhoNaga People's Front

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