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Manipur gears up for Amit Shah's next visit to Northeast

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is set to visit Manipur on January 6 and inaugurate the first Olympic Park in the Northeast, at Sangaithel hillock in Manipur.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 3 Jan 2023, 11:32 am

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As New Year 2023 dawns, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is set for his next visit to Northeast India, to launch several new development projects in the region, including Manipur on January 6. In view of it, Chief Minister N Biren Singh chaired a meeting with state ministers, MLAs, civil and police officials on Monday.

The meeting held discussions on the preparations for reception, security arrangements and other programmes to be conducted during the next visit of the home minister.

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"Chaired a meeting with Hon'ble Ministers, MLAs, Civil and Police Officials at my Secretariat in connection with hon'ble Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah's visit to the state. Deliberations were held on the preparations for reception, security arrangements and other programs," the chief minister tweeted early Monday.

Among the many projects, the Union home minister will launch the first Olympic Park in the Northeast, at Sangaithel hillock in Manipur. It is located about 15 km west of Imphal. Statues of several state Olympians are installed in the park, in honour of their contribution to the state and the country.

“Rs 300-crore projects will be inaugurated and foundation stones for Rs 1,000-crore projects will be laid,” Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh told reporters on Friday.

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The Union minister is also scheduled to inaugurate the Churachandpur Medical College and Amusement Park in Churachandpur district and the INA (Indian National Army) advance headquarters at Moirang in Bishnupur district, the official sources said.

Earlier, addressing the 78th Anniversary of Flag Hoisting Day in April 2022, Biren had said a 165-feet-tall Indian National Flag, tallest in Northeast, would be installed at the INA Headquarter Complex and Union home minister will visit the state and unfurl the Indian National Flag as a part of the 100-Day Action Plans.

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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