DIPR Manipur

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Published on Thu, 20 Jun, 2024 Both

Representatives of INDIA bloc comprising of ten political party leaders called on Governor of Manipur Miss Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan today and requested to take steps to solve the ongoing impasse in the State. The political delegation led by Okram Ibobi Singh, CLP Leader and former CM of Manipur along with Dr. M. Nara of CPI submitted a memorandum to the Governor demanding for an early amicable solution to the crisis. 

Mr. Ibobi Singh, while expressing disappointment and unhappiness with the protracted and conflict which have been going on since the 3rd May, 2023 said Jiribam district has become the new hotspot of violence thereby the residents of the district have fled their homes and have been taking shelter in various relief camps. Expressing concerns over the incidents he urged the Governor to ensure adequate state security forces in Jiribam district. Other leaders of the delegation drew attention of the Governor for ensuring free flow vehicular movement so that essential commodities including petroleum products are made available as usual. They also urged that the Centre and the State Governments should take necessary actions to restore peace and normalcy in the State at the earliest. The delegation also wanted to know about the recent meeting of the Governor with the President of India, Union Home Minister and Finance Minister.

Welcoming the delegate and their proposals, the Governor said, all efforts have been made to ensure peace and security in the State and to bring a lasting solution to the crisis. Informing the delegate about her recent visit to the National Capital, the Governor said, she had apprised of the prevailing situation to the President, Home Minister and the Finance Minister and requested to take immediate steps to stop all forms of violence, to bridge the gap between the two communities and bring about a long lasting peace in the state. She said she had informed about the condition of the displaced people who have been taking shelter in various relief camps to the Home Minister. The Governor further stated that she had informed the Finance Minister about the economic condition in the state and requested financial assistance. The Governor assured the delegation that she will continue her efforts to restore peace and normalcy in the state.

Major General Ravroop Singh, IGAR (South) also called on the Governor and briefed about the security situation in Jiribam district. He informed the Governor about the various security measures taken up by the Assam Rifles in the district. The Governor directed IGAR (South) to help the people in Jiribam keeping in view of the prevailing situation and for taking up security measures to prevent any untoward incidents further.