Manipur : Ibobi's son to contest from his mother's constituency

by Hemanta Kumar Nath

Guwahati , Jan 10, 2017 : The trouble torn Manipur to witness another family politics in the next assembly poll as Okram Ibobi Singh is all set to field his son in the state politics after wife.Local media said that, Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh's son is set to contest the upcoming assembly poll in the northern eastern Indian state.

Ibobi's son Okram Surajkumar to contest from the Khangabok constituency of Thoubal district. The poll in Khangabok constituency is scheduling on March 4. CM Ibobi's wife Okram Landhoni who represented the Khangabok constituency for two terms is likely to be handed over the political baton to her son.

Okram Surajkumar alias Kenedy had completed his graduation in Economics from Kingston University, London.Surajkumar said that he did not have any political ambition in the past as his parents were already in politics.The Manipur CM's son further said that, he want to extend helping those people who faced several difficulties since long times.

"Corruption is deep-rooted in Manipur and the new generation must endeavour to root it out and to make Manipur as a corruption free state," Surajkumar said.Okram Surajkumar had already taken the application form of Congress party.The assembly poll in Manipur will be held on March 4 and 8 in two phases.