Biren appeals for dialogue over Manipur University row
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 25, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has today appealed stakeholders and student organisations to come forward for dialogue to find amicable solution to the Manipur University crisis.
Biren said any discontents and issue can be resolved through dialogue.
The chief minister made the appeal at the inauguration of Main Building Complex of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Utlou Bishnupur district.
Biren said bandhs and general strikes severely affect the lives of the common people of the state. He mentioned that such situation also portrays Manipur in bad light to the outside world. He reiterated that we need to stop supporting bandh culture being called out for some vested interest in the state. It’s time to analyse and digest the negative impacts of bandhs and general strikes to the state and people. He said that we should conduct a mass campaign against the misuse of students in bandhs, general strikes and other issues.
He appealed the people to extend their co-operation and help in bringing positive change in the state.
According to the NABARD, in the last 18 months, there is economic boom in the state with a steep increase from 10 percent to 200 percent in economic activities in the state.
Out of 2660 census villages, around of 1600 villages have been covered in the Go to Village’ mission. The government is committed to bring inclusive development throughout the state. The present government has initiated various people oriented schemes for the welfare of the people. Helicopter services have been started to provide better connectivity between various places of the state. Moreover, direct flight service between Imphal and New Delhi has been introduced, he added.
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