During the early hours of March 24, Thokchom Satyabrata with one accord was elected as the Speaker of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly.
New Speaker of Manipur Elected:
Thokchom is the only BJP MLA who had filed the nomination papers for the election of the new Speaker.
Previously he was a Cabinet Minister in the BJP-led coalition ministry. He represents the Yaiskul constituency in Imphal city.
CM Singh thanks MLAs:
Chief Minister N. Biren thanked the MLAs for electing Mr. Satyabrata as the new Speaker unanimously. Mr. Biren said that in a democracy the Assembly and Parliament are like temples. A speaker has a big role to play in taking decisions in the House.
Thokchom expressed his gratitude towards the members of the House for electing him like this. He said that a Speaker has an important role to play. He said that he will exercise his powers without discriminating between the treasury and the Opposition.
According to the Election affidavit, his profession with the election Commission is Social Worker & Politician.
This BJP candidate, in the election affidavit mentioned 0 criminal cases registered against His.