Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Two Manipur dissident leaders announce a ‘government in exile’ in London

Two dissident leaders from Manipur claiming to represent King Leishemba Sanajaoba has announced the launch of the Manipur Government in exile in London. Yamben Biren and Narengbam Samarjit addressed a

Two dissident leaders from Manipur claiming to represent King Leishemba Sanajaoba has announced the launch of the Manipur Government in exile in London.

Yamben Biren and Narengbam Samarjit addressed a press conference in London claiming to be the Chief Minister of Manipur State Council and Minister of External Affairs of Manipur State Council. They claimed to speak on the behalf of the Maharaja of Manipur.

Notably, Narengbam Samarjit is the founder chairman of Salai Holding Private Company Limited in Imphal and also the president of North East India Development Party which he founded in 2015.

Meanwhile, the titular king of Manipur Leishemba Sanajaoba has rubbished claims that the duo had his sanctions to launch a Government in Exile in Manipur.

The Maharaja said he is shocked to hear the news and is not related at all to the developments.

The titular king added that a few months back the duo had come to him to get a letter signed on the pretext of collecting some documents and photographs of the royal family from London.

The development is worrying many in Manipur who had invested in Salai Holding Private Company Limited of which Narengbam Samarjit is the chairman.

Samarjit is also the president of the NEIDP which contested in last assembly elections in the state.

With Samarjit seeking asylum in London the most worried lot are the investors in Salai Holding Private Company Limited founded by Samarjit.

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

First Published: 30th October, 2019 15:46 IST

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Author Salman Rushdie stabbed in neck at New York

Witnesses saw a man storm the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and stab Rushdie about 10 to 15 times as he was being introduced.

13th August 2022
Banner
Expensive Meal: Man fined Rs 2 Lakh for carrying McDonald’s breakfast on flight

A hefty charge was recently imposed on a tourist for bringing food onto a flight from Bali to Australia

04th August 2022
Banner
Pelosi visit prompts Chinese sanctions on Taiwan

China is losing no time to target Taiwan as Nancy Pelosi wrapped up her visit today. China has clamped trade sanctions on Taiwan. It will no longer import fish and fruit from the island. At the same time it has also halted sand imports to it. The visit by US house of representative speaker Pelosi […]

03rd August 2022
Banner
Bhutan reopens border for visitors with significant sustainable development fee

Bhutan has recently announced the opening of its borders for visitors after a gap of two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Himalayan nation will open its borders for tourists from other countries from September 23,2022, but there will be a sustainable development fee (SDF) of $200 (Rs 16,000) per person per day. However, […]

27th July 2022
Banner
Former Sri Lankan cricketers driving on Melbourne streets

Former Sri Lankan international cricketers Suraj Randiv and Chinthaka Jayasinghe are currently employed as bus drivers in Melbourne, Australia. Waddington Mwayenga, a former Zimbabwean cricketer who is currently employed as a bus driver in the same city, is among them. All three former cricketers are now settled in Melbourne and earning a living as bus […]

25th July 2022