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IGAR (S) Gen Ravroop Singh call on Manipur Governor

Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey directed the IGAR (South) to help the people in Jiribam keeping in view of the prevailing situation and to take up security measures to prevent further untoward incidents, the Raj Bhavan stated.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 19 Jun 2024, 5:53 pm

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Major General Ravroop Singh, IGAR (South) also called on Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey and briefed her about the security situation in Jiribam district and measures taken up by the Assam Rifles in the district, according to a Raj Bhavan release. 

The Governor directed IGAR (South) to help the people in Jiribam keeping in view of the prevailing situation and to take up security measures to prevent further untoward incidents, it added. 

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Meanwhile, representatives of INDIA bloc comprising ten political party leaders called on Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday wherein they requested her to take necessary steps to solve the ongoing impasse in the state.

The political delegation led by CLP leader, Okram Ibobi Singh and CPI leader, M Nara also submitted a memorandum to the Governor demanding an early amicable solution to the crisis, stated a release.

During the meeting, Ibobi expressed unhappiness over the prevailing conflict in the State since May 3 last year and noted that Jiribam district has become the new hotspot of violence, with residents of the district fleeing their homes and seeking refuge in various relief camps, it said.

Expressing concern over the situation, he urged the Governor to ensure adequate state security forces in the district, it stated. Other leaders of the delegation also drew attention of the Governor for enabling free flow vehicular movement to ensure availability of essential commodities including petroleum products as usual, it noted.

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They further urged the Centre and the State Government to take necessary actions to restore peace and normalcy in the State at the earliest, it added. They also enquired the Governor about her recent meeting with the President of India, Union Home Minister and Finance Minister in the National Capital, it mentioned.

The Governor, during the meeting, asserted that all-out efforts have been made to ensure peace and security in the State and bring a lasting solution to the crisis, it said. Uikey also informed that she had apprised of the prevailing situation to the President, Home Minister and the Finance Minister urging them to take immediate steps to end all forms of violence, bridge the gap between the two warring communities and bring peace in the State, the release said.

The Union Home Minister was also informed about the condition of the displaced people taking shelter in various relief camps, she stated. The Governor also mentioned that she had informed the Finance Minister about the economic condition in the state and requested financial assistance, it noted. She assured the delegation of continuing efforts to restore peace and normalcy in the state, it stated.

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