Home ministry invites MANPAC and political parties on CAB
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 2, 2019: Home ministry had invited Manipur People against Citizenship Bill (MANPAC) and different political parties active in the State for consultation regarding Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019.
This was told by chief minister N. Biren Singh while interacting with reporters at his secretariat on Monday.
Biren said Union home minister Amit Shah would meet the delegates from the state on December 3 at 10:30 pm in New Delhi. The state government had also sent necessary intimation letters to MANPAC and political parties in this connection, he added.
Regarding the border dispute at Tungjoy in Senapati, Biren said as resolved by the state Cabinet, the committee which was formed to resolve boundary issues with Nagaland at Dzuko and Tungjoy, visited the disputed area at Tungjoy to gather first-hand account of the matter on Sunday. Other members of the committee headed by public health engineering minister Losii Dikho include revenue minister Karam Shyam and tribal affairs and hills minister N. Kayisii among others, he said.
“The state government had also sought intervention from the Centre as well to resolve the issue. Meanwhile, the state government is currently in touch with the Government of Nagaland as well to bring an amicable and peaceful solution,” he added.