Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday attended the two-day Chintan Shivir at Surajkund, Haryana and highlighted the significance of the state government's War on Drugs campaign among other matters.
"Apart from deliberating on various important matters, highlighted the significance of War on Drugs campaign of the State Government. The campaign has been playing a key role in restricting movements of illegal drugs to other states from the neighbouring countries," Biren said in a tweet.
The Chintan Shivir, All India Home Ministers’ Conference, is being held at Surajkund, Haryana from October 27 to 28.
On the occasion, the chief minister also expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for their "strong support towards improving law and order" in the state.
"Attended the 2 Days ‘Chintan Shivir’ of Union Home Minister with State Home Ministers at Surajkund, Haryana. Thankful to the Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji and Hon’ble HM Shri @AmitShah Ji for their strong support towards improving law and order in the State," Biren tweeted.
Early in the day, the chief minister said in a social media post that he had to skipped Ningol Chakkouba festival celebration in Imphal as he was in Delhi.
"I had to skip today’s Ningol Chakouba as I’m in Delhi to attend the All India Home Ministers’ Conference in Haryana on 27 and 28 Oct . Wish you all a very happy Ningol Chakouba," Biren said.
According to the Union Home Ministry, the two-day brainstorming session in Haryana was organised to prepare an action plan to implement ‘Vision 2047’ and ‘panch pran’ announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech.
Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah addressed the first day of 'Chintan Shivir'. Chief Ministers of the States, Home Ministers of States and Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of Union Territories are participating in the Chintan Shivir.
"This Chintan Shivir will provide a common platform to face challenges before the nation such as cyber-crime, spread of narcotics and cross-border terrorism in unison," Amit Shah said in his address.
Today the nature of crimes is changing and they are becoming borderless, that is why all states will have to battle these by having a common strategy, he said.
"To formulate and implement this common strategy, the Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, under the spirit of 'Cooperative Federalism', 'Whole of Government' and 'Team India' approach is promoting the 3C's, that is Cooperation, Coordination, Collaboration between the Centre and the states," he said.
The prime minister will be addressing the second day of the event, the home minister said.
"Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi Ji will address the Chintan Shivir of Home Ministers of states via video conferencing," Amit Shah tweeted.