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Business News/ News / India/  Shah visits Manipur’s violence-hit districts, talks with civil society organizations, security officials

Union home minister and minister of cooperation Amit Shah on Wednesday continued his visit to Manipur, addressing the situation in violence-hit districts. During his third day in the state, Amit Shah visited Moreh and Kangpokpi, holding comprehensive discussions with civil society organizations and receiving briefings from senior security officials.

In Moreh, the union home minister met with a delegation comprising representatives from the hill tribal council, kuki students organisation, kuki chiefs association, tamil sangam, gorkha samaj, and manipuri muslim council. 

The delegates expressed their strong support for the government’s initiatives aimed at restoring normalcy in the state. Discussions covered a wide range of issues pertinent to the well-being and development of Manipur. Shah also took the opportunity to receive a briefing on the security situation from senior officials.

Moving to Kangpokpi, Amit Shah engaged with delegations from various civil society organizations, including the Committee on Tribal Unity, Kuki Inpi Manipur, Kuki Student Organization, Thadou Inpi, as well as prominent personalities and intellectuals. 

Addressing the concerns of the community, the union home minister assured the attendees that the supply of essential items in the hill areas would be guaranteed. Additionally, he pledged to provide helicopter services to cater to emergency needs in Churachandpur, Moreh, and Kangpokpi.

During his visit to a relief camp in Kangpokpi, Amit Shah interacted with members of the Kuki community, conveying the government’s unwavering commitment to restoring peace in Manipur and facilitating their safe return to their homes.

Continuing his efforts, the union home minister visited a relief camp in Imphal, where he met with members of the Meitei community. Amit Shah reiterated the government’s determination to lead Manipur back to a state of peace and harmony, emphasizing the urgency of their return to their homes.

Concluding his visit, Amit Shah held a security review meeting with top officials in Imphal. He issued directives to take firm and swift action against acts of violence, including measures to combat armed miscreants and recover looted weapons, with the ultimate goal of restoring normalcy in the state at the earliest.

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Updated: 31 May 2023, 09:01 PM IST
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