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Business News/ Elections / Amit Shah reveals Manipur CM N Biren Singh's ‘big demand’ before PM Modi: ‘Without inner-line permit…’
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Amit Shah reveals Manipur CM N Biren Singh's ‘big demand’ before PM Modi: ‘Without inner-line permit…’

Home Minister Amit Shah praised Manipur CM N Biren Singh for demanding inner-line permits from PM Modi. Shah claimed BJP strengthened Manipur by introducing the permits to prevent infiltration and preserve demography.

Union Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah speaks at a public rally ahead of Lok Sabha polls in Imphal (PTI)Premium
Union Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah speaks at a public rally ahead of Lok Sabha polls in Imphal (PTI)

Union Home Minister Amit Shah lauded Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday for keeping a ‘big demand’ before Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

The BJP government, he asserted, had strengthened the northeastern state by introducing inner-line permits. The senior BJP leader also claimed that attempts of infiltration were being made in the northeastern state to change its demography.

“I want to tell this today that our CM Biren Singh may not say this, but he kept a big demand before PM Modi - Manipur cannot remain united without inner-line permit. The BJP government has strengthened Manipur by giving inner-line permit," Shah said.

The remarks came during a poll rally in Imphal days before the Lok Sabha elections 2024. Shah also insisted that the BJP-led central government’s priority was to establish peace in the ethnic strife affected state.

More than 200 people have been killed since violence broke out in Manipur last year. The spiral of violence began in early May last year after a 'Tribal Solidarity March' was organised in the hill districts to protest against the majority Meitei community's demand for Scheduled Tribe status. Shah said that “more than ten agreements have been made and more than 9000 militants have been eliminated" as the Modi government sought to establish peace in the region. 

“...The most important thing is that no matter how much one tries- 'hum Manipur ko tutne nahi denge'....Congress has always given importance to the 'tukde tukde' gang...BJP has ended corruption in Manipur...In the coming days, PM Modi's priority is to maintain peace in Manipur..." Shah assured on Monday. 

The northeastern state is slated to hold Lok Sabha elections in two phases — on April 19 and April 26 for the constituencies of Inner Manipur and Outer Manipur. 

ALSO READ: Manipur CM N Biren Singh's ‘political ambition’ inflamed ethnic clashes, reveals Assam Rifles report

(With inputs from agencies)

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Published: 15 Apr 2024, 05:58 PM IST
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