Union Home Minister Amit Shah met Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan in Imphal on Thursday and discussed restoration of normalcy and peace in the state before leaving for New Delhi.
A release issued by Raj Bhavan, Imphal stated that Amit Shah was on a trip to Manipur to take stock of the prevailing situation in the aftermath of violent clashes that broke out in the state on May 3. Timely sending of central security forces had averted further violence, minimising the loss of lives and properties, it stated.
The governor thanked the Union home minister for his visit and his efforts to restore peace and normalcy by reaching out to different CSOs of both the communities (Meitei and Kuki), intellectuals and political parties in Imphal, Churachandpur, Moreh and Kangpokpi, it mentioned.
She also thanked the Union government for providing relief for the affected people and compensation to those who had lost their loved ones and properties in the clashes, it added.
The governor stated that the steps taken to stop/prevent violence and security measures will definitely help to restore/establish peace and normalcy in the state, it continued. She also appealed to all sections of society to contribute to restoring normalcy and peace in the state, it added.
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