Jayantakumar assures for Chandrakirti Heritage Complex at Behiang
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 4, 2018: A heritage complex will be developed at Behiang of Churachandpur district said art and culture minister L. Jayantakumar Singh while interacting with reporters at Behiang where Maharaja Chandrakirti was believed to usually visit the site during the past.
He said wall fencing will be done as the first step to develop the site so that the area is properly demarcated and ready for further development. For this purpose available fund from the art and culture department will be earmarked as soon as possible. The site has already been acquired by the art and culture department. It is also the desire of the chief minister of Manipur, he added.
Prior to his visit at the historic site, Jayantakumar also attended a Free Ayush Camp organized jointly by directorate of Ayush and 27 Assam Rifles at St. Mary School Behiang.
Jayantakumar said keeping the health of the public is the priority of the government. The Government has been taking up many good initiatives to improve the health condition of the people. He also explained about the importance and values of medicinal plants available in the area and around.
The site is very close to Myanmar. There is a protected footprint of the Maharaj Chandrakirti. Near the site there is a salty lake called Chibu which is surrounded by hills all around. The place is located at a distance of around 130 KMs from Imphal.
Jayantakumar also assured an Ayush centre at the place in the interest of the public. He also urged the villagers to grow medicinal plants in the area. For the purpose he assured to extend necessary financial assistance for the farmers.
MLA Singngat Assembly Constituency and Brg. H. D Desai of 27 Assam Riffles also attended the function as guest of Honour and president respectively.