KANGLA FORT BOARD MEETING HELD – Meeting discusses shifting of Helipad from Kangla

Imphal, May 09, 2018(DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh chaired the 27th meeting of the Kangla Fort Board which was held at Kangla today. The meeting discussed about the shifting of the present Helipad from the premises of Kangla. During the meeting, Chief Minister, who is also the Chairman of the Kangla Fort Board instructed that no new construction should be allowed inside Kangla.

It may be mentioned that according to the ancient manuscript ‘Puya’, the current Helipad site was called ‘Manung Kangjeibung’, one of the oldest Polo ground. It is believed that King Kangba used to play the game of Polo in that ground. The polo ground was later developed during the reign of King Marjit (1813-1819).

MLA Shri Th. Satyabrata Singh, Chief Secretary Dr. J. Suresh Babu, DGP Shri L.M. Khaute, Commissioner (Art and Culture) Shri  M. Lakshmikumar Singh, Director(Art and Culture) Shri Ng. Uttam, Superintendent of Archaeology Department and among others attended the meeting.

Related News

  • Governor advises judo practitioners to safegaurd the sanctity of the sports discipline
  • Black Day total shut down affects normal life in the state
  • State celebrates Mera Houchongba
  • Manipur tops MSME business registration in NE
  • Huge change in state police conduct: Biren
  • Yoga championship underway
  • Democratic alliance demand special provision for NE in CAB
  • Economic activities rise significantly in Manipur: Biren
  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    error: Content is protected !!