IMPHAL: Manipur Youth Affairs and Sports Minister and National People's Party (NPP) leader Letpao Haokip today joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the national capital.
Joining the party Haokip said, "I think that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Northeast region and Manipur will be developed.”
Presently, NPP has four MLAs in Manipur, of which two are Ministers in the BJP-led state government.
The elections are due to be held next year in the state. Manipur has 60 Assembly seats and BJP is currently in power.
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