10 thousand fruit bearing tree saplings to be planted in Kangla Fort complex
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 6, 2019: The 30th edition of Kangla Fort Board meeting chaired by Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh who is also the president of the board has decided to plantation of saplings of about 10,000 indigenous fruit bearing trees inside historic Kangla fort and along the Imphal river bank adjoining Kangla within one week.
The plantation would be taken up through horticulture director with the help of director general of police, forest department and member secretary of the Kangla Fort Board.
The meeting was held on Thursday at Kangla. It was attended by art and culture minister L. Jayantakumar, vice-president of the board Th. Satyabrata Singh and art and culture commissioner M. Lakshmikumar Singh among others.
It decided to rename the board as “Kangla Board” in place of Kangla Fort Board.
It also decided to replace the existing statue of Maharaj Narasingh at the Western Gate of Kangla by a new one of appropriate shape and size and to reconstruct Nongpokthong (Eastern gate) by constructing a bridge over Imphal river for which Manipur Police Housing Corporation has been entrusted to take up the work in consultation with MAHUD (Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development) director, art and culture director and commissioner.
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