Nongthombam Biren Singh

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Nongthombam Biren is a journalist turned politician from Manipur, India.[1] In 2002, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manipur, as the Democratic Revolutionary Peoples Party candidate in the constituency Heingang.[2] In May 2003 he was appointed Minister of State of Vigilance in the Manipur state government.[3] In 2007 he retained his Assembly seat, contesting on behalf of the Indian National Congress.[4]

His son, Ajay Nongthombam, has been chargesheeted by the CBI in 2012 for the murder of one Irom Rozer in 2011. [5]