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‘On Health, We Ought To Be Role Models’

Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh talks about his fight against anti-incumbency after 15 years of rule and the ­efforts of the BJP to win the state.

‘On Health, We Ought To Be Role Models’ Photograph by Sandipan Chatterjee

The three-month-long Manipur blockade was ­scheduled to end this week but the United Naga Council, which has been enforcing it, refused. With this tension, Manipur goes to elections in March. Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh speaks to Anoo Bhuyan in Imphal about his fight against anti-incumbency after 15 years of his rule and the ­efforts of the BJP to win the state.

You have been the Chief Minister for three consecutive terms, 15 years. Why are you contesting for a fourth time?

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