Manipur: Lilong AC Independent MLA Y Antas Khan extends support to BJP-led government
Chief Minister N Biren Singh welcomed the independent MLA to the BJP party.
Independent MLA of 30-Lilong Assembly Constituency, Y Antas Khan on Saturday extended his support to the BJP-led government in Manipur.
Antas Khan, in his letter of support addressed to the state governor, wrote, "I, Y Antas Khan, MLA, 30-Lilong Assembly Constituency, would like to extend my support to the BJP-led government in the state of Manipur,"
Welcoming the independent MLA to the BJP party, Chief Minister N Biren Singh tweeted, "Warmest welcome, Shri Y Antas Khan, Hon'ble MLA, Lilong Assembly Constituency, for extending your support to BJP-led Government in the State. The Government is working with a well-knit strategy to ensure the State's overall development, emphasizing deprived and neglected areas."
Antas Khan won the recently held by-election of 30-Lilong AC as an independent candidate defeating Md Abdul Nasir, another independent candidate.
The by-elections in 30-Lilong AC was held along with three other ACs on November 7 amid the threat of Coronavirus attack.