Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Friday called on Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan, Imphal to discuss the prevailing situation and security measures taken to prevent further major untoward incidents in the state.
The minister is on a visit to Manipur to take stock of the prevailing situation in the aftermath of the violent clashes which erupted between two communities, resulting in loss of lives and large-scale destruction of properties, stated a release.
During the meeting, the Union minister assured the governor to extend all possible help to restore peace and normalcy in the state, it mentioned.
BJP national spokesperson and in-charge of Manipur, Sambit Patra was also present during the meet, it added.
Meanwhile, representatives of the three Ima markets led by Ksh Shanti Devi and eight others also called on Governor Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan, wherein they urged the governor to take all possible steps to restore peace and normalcy in Manipur, the release stated.
The team of women representatives expressed anguish over the prevailing tense situation and opposed the demand for a separate administration stating that the move is against the territorial integrity and unity of people of the state, it mentioned.
The team further urged the governor to implement NRC for flushing out illegal immigrants from the state, to confine SoO groups to their designated camps and for steps to lift the economic blockade on Imphal-Dimapur National Highway, it added.
The governor assured to take all-out steps for restoration of peace and normalcy in the state and further informed that Union Home Minister Amit Shah will also be visiting Manipur to take stock of the prevailing situation and resolve the issue to restore peace, the release added.