Jiri Bijoy passes away


The Imphal Free Press

IMPHAL, Aug 13: Ex-minister Sinam Bijoy Singh (popularly known as Jiri Bijoy) passed away yesterday at the ripe age of 88 years at his residence at Keishamthong Laishom Leirak, Imphal.

Bijoy was elected MLA seven times from Jiribam A/C right from 1948 till 1979. He held the post of vice-chairman of territorial council three times, deputy minister (PWD) and cabinet minister (industries, forests, fisheries and weight and measures).