IMPHAL: Husband of ace boxer Mary Kom, K Onkholer announced that he will contest in the upcoming Manipur Assembly election from the Saikot Assembly constituency in Churachandpur district.
According to reports, the announcement was made during a public meeting held at Samulamlan village, was attended by church leaders, village chiefs, social workers, women, and youth leaders of Saikot constituency.
Meanwhile, unconfirmed sources said Onkholer is likely to join BJP while T N Haokip, a senior Congress leader and the constituency's sitting MLA, will face Onkholer in the upcoming election.
"There is a lot to be done. Many developmental activities are required to be taken up for the welfare of the people of my constituency," said Onkholer.
The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Manipur had announced that the Assembly election of the state is likely to be held in the first quarter of 2022.