Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Sunday claimed that the NDA government will return to power at the Centre and the BJP will win both the Lok Sabha seats in the State.
He claimed that the people are with the BJP and it would be “impossible” to defeat the BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha poll.
Speaking to reporters after offering prayers at a local shrine at Wangoi in Imphal West district for the success of the two BJP candidates — R.K. Ranjan (Inner seat) and Benjamin Mate (Outer seat) — he claimed that most of the poll surveys predict that the NDA will return to power at the Centre.
Mr. Singh said the full-fledged campaigning for the two BJP candidates in the State will be started after scrutiny.
The scrutiny of nomination for the Outer Manipur seat is on March 26 while that of Inner seat is on March 27.
Meanwhile, the BJP Inner Manipur seat candidate Mr. Ranjan said his main objective is to ensure that issues of the State reache Centre and to address the problems faced by the youths.
Election for the Outer Manipur Lok Sabha seat will be held on April 11 while that for Inner Manipur seat will be on April 18.