Imphal, March 17, 2020 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh inspected the present condition of Old Airfield located at Koirengei in Imphal East District today.
Speaking to media persons, he said that people have been demanding since quite a long time to shift the military camps currently there at the Airfield as residential areas of Luwangshangbam, Khabam, Koirengei, Achanbigei etc. are located within the close proximity to these camps.
Consequent upon his appraisal to the Union Defence Minister, the Chief Minister said, the State Government officials already had deliberations about the matter with the higher authorities of the military in order to translate the people’s wish into reality. Discussions are still going on, and the State Government is ready to provide adequate and suitable land for early shifting of these camps, the Chief Minister said.
Shri N. Biren said that the purpose of his visit was to understand the current condition of the Airfield and adjoining areas. As he has now seen it, the Chief Minister said, he would again approach the Centre soon to shift the military camps.