Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has appealed to the people to come forward and get vaccinated as it is the only means to protect and prevent from the dreaded disease of Covid-19.
Biren sought cooperation and support of the people during the mass vaccination drive.
“The utmost priority of the government is to save precious lives during this pandemic,” he said.
The chief minister was speaking to reporters during inspection of the construction of Nongpok-Thong (Eastern Gate) of Kangla Fort on Monday.
The government started the mass vaccination programme for all eligible persons in every Constituency with the support of MLAs, Pradhans, Zilla Parishads etc.
“Each one of us has the equal responsibility in the fight against Covid-19 disease. At such critical times, one should know their responsibility and refrain from unreasonable arguments,” the chief minister said.
He urged the people to take all necessary precautions, preventive measures and Covid Appropriate Behaviour to overcome the disease.
On the construction of Nongpok-thong, Biren said there is a belief that there will be a feeling of oneness, peace, harmony and prosperity in the state when the Nongpok-Thong of Kangla Fort is opened. The government decided to construct Nongpok-Thong after deliberate consultations with historians, experts etc., he added.
“The government has set a target of completing the construction of Nongpok-thong, footpath and recreational park soon and it will be dedicated to the people by October this year,” he said.
The chief minister was accompanied by MP Maharajah Leisemba Sanajaoba, CAF and PD minister Th. Satyabrata, PDA chairman T. Robindro Singh, MLA Karam Shyam, DGP LM Khaute and other top ranking officials.