Section 10 in The Manipur Municipalities Act, 1994.
10. Election of Chair person and Vice Chair person.-
Save as otherwise provided in the Act, the Councillors at the first meeting of the Nagar Panchayat to be called at the instance of the Deputy Commissioner after a General Election shall elect one of them to be the Chairperson in accordance with the rules made in this behalf.
An election under sub- section (1) shall take place-
within twenty- one days from the date of notification of the result under section 22;
in the case of vacancy in the office of the Chairperson on account of any reason other than the expiry of the term of office of the Chairperson, within twenty- one days from the date of the occurrence of the vacancy.
The State Government shall appoint a person to preside over the meeting and for the purpose of the business mentioned in sub- section
The Councillors shall, either at the meeting referred to in sub- section (1) or at any subsequent meeting elect one among them- selves, other than the Chairperson elected under sub- section (1), to be a Vice- Chairperson.