Subhaschandra is one of the three MLAs who had defected from the BJP and joined the Congress. He has alleged he was physically and mentally tortured by the Congress MLAs and made to sign a resignation letter under extreme duress.
The case came to light after a district hospital was found to have been supplied mould-covered N95 masks.
The Manipur government Monday issued an official notification allotting Joykumar the finance, science & technology, and economics and statistics ministries.
The disruption of the radiation treatment is taking a heavy toll on the health of the cancer patients, particularly those who are required to undergo active treatment.
The state has, however, decided to allow inter-district bus services from July 1, provided SOPs and guidelines issued by the government are followed. No other public transport system will be allowed.
The four MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar Singh, arrived in Imphal along with party president and Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma and Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma.
The announcement came a day after the NPP delegation led by Sangma met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP national president J P Nadda in New Delhi.
Biren Singh's government in Manipur was plunged into crisis recently after four NPP and three BJP MLAs withdrew their support from the government.
Singh was implicated in the misappropriation of Rs 332 crore related to the Manipur Development Society (MDS), in between June 2009 and July 2017, when he was Chief Minister of Manipur and also the chairman of MDS.
Sources said a CBI team has already reached Manipur and will question Singh and some other accused in the case on Wednesday.
The central leadership of the BJP maintained that the matter of their government in Manipur would be sorted by Wednesday. BJP leader and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been visiting Imphal every day as a troubleshooter for the BJP and has been in talks with all allies.
NPP, one of the major allies in the N. Biren Singh-led BJP coalition, withdrew its support to the government along with the lone TMC MLA and an Independent MLA. The same day, three BJP MLAs also resigned from the party.
Last week, three BJP MLAs defected to the Congress, and four MLAs from the National People’s Party (NPP), one of the TMC and an Independent withdrew support to the BJP-led coalition government.
The earthquake of 5.1 magnitude hit Manipur at 4.16 pm, Earth Science Department of Manipur University said, adding that the epicentre of the quake is located 9 km from Ngopa area of neighbouring state of Mizoram.
Ibobi Singh’s statement comes two days after the SPF submitted a joint memorandum to the state government seeking a special Assembly session to adopt a resolution against the coalition government led by N. Biren Singh.
The memorandum to Governor Dr Najma Heptulla was submitted by a team of senior Congress MLAs and state NPP president Thangminlen Kipgen on Thursday afternoon. The alliance is named Secular Progressive Front.
Apart from the NPP, those who withdrew support are one Trinamool MLA and an Independent MLA from Jiribam.
CM Biren Singh said eight people had so far been sent to jail for breaking safety protocols and creating disturbances inside quarantine centres.
The seven MLAs who have been barred from the Assembly are Sanasam Bira, Ginsuanhau, Oinam Lukhoi, Ngamthang Haokip, Yengkhom Surchandra, Kshetrimayum Bira, and Paonam Brojen.
Since the ‘ban’ on Hindi films by militant outfits in 2002, Manipur cinema is now confined to low-budget digital format films with limited markets.