Biren calls for united Manipur
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 01, 2019: Union home minister Amit Shah has assured that all stakeholders will be consulted before final decision of the Indo-Naga peace talks.
This was told to reporters by Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on the sideline of the state level Kut festival held at 1st Manipur Rifles Battalion ground on Friday.
Biren said the central government is taking the issue seriously and state government trust the positive commitment made by the Prime Minister and home minister. He appealed the people of the state to maintain peace and calm.
The government is against those forces that could divide the state on the ethnic lines, Biren said.
Saying that the government is for the people, he promised that the government would never let the people’s aspirations down. He maintained that there should be mutual respect and understanding among the communities. Sharing and caring among the communities could make Manipur a strong state, he added.
Appreciating the Kuki-Chin-Mizo community, the chief minister remembered the contribution of the Kuki-Chin-Mizo community for the good of the state. He appealed the people of the state to stand united and fight for the oneness of the state and nation in future too.
He announced that the state government is ready to extend any help to organise the Kut Festival in grand manner in future whereby guests and cultural troupes from outside the state could be invited.
Forest minister Th. Shyamkumar, water resources minister Letpao Haokip, Manipur Tribal Development Corporation chairman Vungzagin Valte, MLAs T.N. Haokip, Y. Surchandra, chief secretary, DGP, top civil and police officials attended the celebration.
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