Manipur CM cares over NRC impact

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Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 2, 2018: Chief minister N. Biren Singh said that his government is monitoring the situation minutely and is vigilant to check the influx of illegal immigrants in the state as concern over the infiltration of the illegal immigrants in the state in the post publication of the final draft of NRC (National Register of Citizens), Assam.

Biren was talking to reporter at his office today.

He mentioned that state government has already taken various precautionary measures to check the influx of illegal immigrants in the state. Police check posts have been opened in border and vulnerable areas of the state. State police is patrolling the border areas frequently, he added. Apart from these, the government has opened a special check post at Imphal International Airport to check the illegal immigrants.

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Biren said a state level monitoring committee and a district level monitoring committee have been formed to monitor the entry or presence of illegal immigrants. The committees would also take steps for creating adequate public awareness in order to effectively counter the situation. The committees may invite representatives of civil society organisations for participation in its proceedings, as and when required, he added.

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