Imphal: Manipur government has appointed former Social Welfare Minister Okram Henry Singh as an advisor to Chief Minister N Biren Singh here on Friday.
The Manipur High Court in April this year cancelled the election of Henry, who was elected in Congress ticket from Wangkhei Assembly constituency in the 2017 Manipur Assembly polls. The judgement was given by a single bench of Justice MV Muralidaran to an election petition filed by Yumnam Erabot Singh, the BJP candidate who contested against the Congress’ Henry.
The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be notified separately, said a statement issued by Chief Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar.
He is among nearly a half dozen advisors to the Chief Minister which included: Th. Shyamkumar, P. Saratchandra, P. Brojen, Sapam Ranjan, etc.