Imphal, Feb 9: Kongkham Robindro, the BJP MLA, who got elected from Mayang Imphal Assembly Constituency was elected as the deputy speaker of Manipur Assembly through voice vote at the ongoing budget session today.
The election was held at 10 am in the State Assembly Secretariate today.
K. Robindro defeated Md. Fajur Rahim of Congress in voice vote.
Robindro is one of the youngest Deputy Speaker in the history of Manipur Legislative Assembly.
Chief Minister N Biren Singh expressed hope that Robindro will serve his duties following democratic norms. Leader of Opposition O Ibobi Singh said he has high hope from the newly elected deputy speaker that he will serve in a neutral manner as a custodian of the House.
As per his profile available in the government website K. Robindro is 30 years old and is the son of Kongkham Manglem Singh of Mayang Imphal Thana I.B Road Awang, P.O/P.S. Mayang Imphal, Manipur .