Sangma said he is in Imphal to discuss party organisation and the prospect for the upcoming by-election in the 13 Assembly constituencies of Manipur.
The expulsion of Thangmilien Kipgen came two days after he was purportedly declared elected uncontested by the party’s returning officer for the term 2020-2023.
‘There can be no interim president, elected president cannot be removed by letter’
"I am pleased to appoint Kayisii as interim president of the NPP, Manipur state unit," NPP president Sangma said
Ibomcha said that all the four NPP ministers were in-charge of the departments allocated to them in pursuance of rule 6(1) of the Rules of Business of the government of Manipur framed under article 166 of the constitution.
"Just after the formation of BJP-led government in 2017, BJP has forgotten about the existence of NPP."
National People’s Party legislator Jayantakumar stated that the party's stand is final and there is no room for negotiation, retreat or surrender.