The People`s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak-Progressive (PREPAK-P) on Sunday claimed responsibility for the grenade attack in front of Manipur chief minister Ibobi Singh`s house in which there was no casualty.
Senior Congress leader Okram Ibobi
Singh was today unanimously elected Leader of the Congress
Legislature Party in Manipur, and he could take oath as Chief
Minister for a third consecutive term as early as tomorrow.
A new CLP leader would be elected in the next few days to pave the
way for formation of new Congress-led ministry in Manipur
where the party got 42 seats in the 60-member Assembly, party
sources said today.
A three-day `total blockade` called by Naga leaders has begun in parts of Manipur despite an appeal by Home Minister P. Chidambaram and CM Okram Ibobi Singh to Naga groups to suspend their agitation, an official said Friday.
The BJP has complained to the
Election Commission that Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh
violated the election code of conduct, in force due to by-poll
to Yaiskul Assembly constituency on December 19.