Manipur: Th Lokehore Singh may be next Speaker

Last Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 18:16

Imphal: Congress legislator Th Lokehore
Singh is likely to be the next Speaker of Manipur Assembly as
he is the only person who filed nomination for the post.

Singh was the only person who filed nomination papers
for the post on the last day of filing documents today for the
election of Speaker on Monday, assembly sources said.

The 35-year old former deputy speaker, who represents
Khundrakpam constituency in Imphal East district for the
second term, would be the youngest speaker if elected, the
sources said.

Congress has 42 legislators, Trinamool Congress 7,
Manipur State Congres Party 5, Naga People`s Front 4, NCP 1
and Lok Jana Sakti Party 1 in the 60-member house.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 18:16

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