Government of Manipur

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Government of Manipur
Seat of governmentImphal
GovernorNajma Heptulla
Chief ministerNongthombam Biren Singh
Deputy Chief MinisterYumnam Joykumar Singh
SpeakerYumnam Khemchand Singh
Deputy SpeakerKongkham Robindro
Members in Assembly60
High CourtManipur High Court
Chief JusticeJustice Ramalingam Sudhakar

The Government of Manipur also known as the State Government of Manipur, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Manipur and its 16 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Manipur, a judiciary and a legislative branch.

Like other states in India, the head of state of Manipur is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Imphal is the capital of Manipur, and houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The high court of manipur exercises the jurisdiction and powers in respect of cases arising in the State.[1]

The present Legislative Assembly of Manipur is unicameral, consisting of 60 Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.[2][3]

List of Ministers after 2017 Assembly elections[edit]

On 15 March 2017, Nongthombam Biren Singh took oath with 8 ministers from various parties as given below:[4]

Name Portfolio Political Party
N. Biren Singh Chief Minister Bharatiya Janata Party
Thongam Biswajit Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
T. Radheshyam Bharatiya Janata Party
Nemcha Kipgen Bharatiya Janata Party
V. Hangkhalian Bharatiya Janata Party
Yumnam Joykumar Singh Deputy Chief Minister National Peoples Party
L. Jayantakumar Singh National Peoples Party
Karam Shyam Lok Janshakti Party
Letpao Haokip National Peoples Party
N Kayisii National Peoples Party
Th. Shyamkumar Singh Indian National Congress (defected to BJP)
Losii Dikho Naga People's Front


  1. ^ "Jurisdiction and Seats of Indian High Courts". Eastern Book Company. Retrieved 12 May 2008.
  2. ^ "Manipur Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India. National Informatics Centre, Government of India. Retrieved 10 May 2008.
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