Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has urged to forgive and forget the past mistakes for a new beginning as he extended condolence to the bereaved members of the nine civilians killed in Churchandpur.
The chief minister was at Lamka Press Club in Churchandpur attending a seminar on “Communal Harmony: Bridging the Gap”, today.
Biren Singh said, ““Let us forgive and forget our past mistakes and let us start a new beginning, a new Manipur without having any differences and hatred among the different communities living in the state.” The government would seek support and co-operation of the people to resolve the issue at the earliest, he added.
“To bring equality in development is the first priority of the new government”, said the chief minister”, said the chief minister.
The differences among the communities are seriously affecting the day-to-day lives of the masses rather we should strive for progress and development in the state. The government can’t concentrate only on problems and issues, it has also its principal responsibility to look after the people who are starving, youths who are longing to become successful ones. The government will have a special plan for each district and the government would have a review meeting to monitor various developmental programmes taken up in Churachandpur and Pherzwal District soon, said the chief minister.
Biren Singh also handed over the ex-gratia payment of Rs. 5 lakhs to each family member of the two labourers who were killed by a militants attacked a General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF) vehicle at Behiang along the India-Myammar border in Churachandpur district last month.