Former Manipur Chief Minister and a member of the first Lok Sabha Rishang Keishing passed away following a brief illness. The veteran Congress leader was 96. He served as the Chief Minister of Manipur from 1980 to 1988 and from 1994 to 1997.
Keishing passed away due to multiple organ failures. Keishing, who hailed from Bungpa village in Ukhrul district, was elected to the Lok Sabha in the first parliamentary elections held in 1952. He had also represented Manipur in Rajya Sabha.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Shri Nongthombam Biren Singh is the present Chief Minister of Manipur.
Source- The Hindu