Rajkumar Ranbir Singh

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Rajkumar Ranbir Singh
Member of Manipur Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byLaishom Lalit
Succeeded byL. Jayantakumar
Chief Minister of Manipur
In office
Preceded byRajkumar Jaichandra Singh
Succeeded byPresident's rule
Personal details
Rajkumar Ranbir Singh

DiedJanuary 27, 2006(2006-01-27) (aged 75–76)
Political partyManipur Peoples Party
Other political
Indian National Congress
Bharatiya Janata Party

Rajkumar Ranbir Singh (1930 – 27 January 2006) also known as R. K. Ranbir Singh was a former Chief Minister of Manipur, India. He belonged to Manipur Peoples Party and Manipur royal family. He was the Chief Minister of Manipur from 1990 to 1992. He was elected to the Manipur Legislative Assembly from Keishamthong in the 1990 Manipur Legislative Assembly election as a member of the Manipur Peoples Party.[1][2]

He introduced the Manipur Liquor Prohibition Act 1991, which banned the liquor in the state of Manipur.[3][4] He joined Bharatiya Janata Party along with P. Rathin.[5]

He died on 27 January 2006 after a prolonged illness.[6]


  1. ^ http://dipr-manipur.gov.in/index.php/press-invitation/14-front-dipr/156-list-of-chief-ministers
  2. ^ Tribal guerrillas and Meitei insurgents active once again in Manipur
  3. ^ The state banned alcohol in 1991 after a movement by women’s groups
  4. ^ Manipur govt in a bind over prohibition
  5. ^ RK Ranbir, P Rathing Join BJP
  6. ^ "Former CM RK Ranbir no more". 27 January 2006. Retrieved 29 November 2021.