Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 16, 2018: A 30-member state BJP delegation led by chief minister N. Biren Singh today morning met the Union HRD minister Prakash Javedekar in his official residence.
The delegation apprised him about the ongoing impasse in Manipur University and also submitted a copy of the state Cabinet’s suggestion of setting up an Enquiry Committee to look into the issues raised by MU community.
Further, the delegation requested the Union minister to review the composition of the Enquiry Committee constituted by the HRD ministry and impressed upon him the need for the Enquiry Committee to be headed by a retired High Court Judge.
The delegation also met the minister Rajnath Singh and submitted a joint memorandum, detailing the party state unit’s viewpoint on the Framework Agreement, signed by BJP legislators and senior party leaders including the Rajya Sabha MP and State President Ksh. Bhavananda Singh today.
In the evening, the chief minister met the Union External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed the Indo-Myanmar boundary pillar issue impacting Manipur.
The minister agreed to send a joint team of ministry of external affairs, ministry of home affairs and Survey of India for verification of BP 80-82.