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Rahul Gandhi, Congress leaders call on Manipur Governor

Rahul Gandhi, who was on a one-day tour to Manipur, after meeting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the relief camps, briefed about the pain of the people living in relief camps, the Raj Bhavan stated in a press release.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 9 Jul 2024, 2:15 am

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Rahul Gandhi, leader of Opposition, Lok Sabha along with KC Venugopal, MP & general secretary, AICC, Girish Chodankar, AICC in-charge, Manipur, two Lok Sabha MPs from Manipur Angomcha Bimol Akoijam & Alfred Kanngam S Arthur, CLP leader and former Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, CWC member Gaikhangam, president MPCC K Meghachandra, and three Congress MLAs, K Ranjit, Th Lokeshwar and Surjakumar Okram called on Governor of Manipur Anusuiya Uikey at the Raj Bhavan on Monday evening and apprised her about the condition of the displaced people living in different relief camps in the state.

Rahul Gandhi, who was on a one-day tour to Manipur, after meeting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the relief camps, briefed about the pain of the people living in relief camps, the Raj Bhavan stated in a press release. He said, every step to support the displaced people who are in relief camps for 14 months is highly needed and it is time to take concrete steps to resolve the crisis.

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The Congress is ready to support any step to bring the two communities together at the negotiating table for talks as it will be the only means to end the crisis in the state of Manipur, Rahul Gandhi said.

Earlier, Rahul Gandhi was briefed about the steps taken by the State government in providing essential commodities to the people living in relief camps by chief secretary, Manipur Vineet Joshi and security advisor Kuldiep Singh, the Raj Bhavan stated in the press release.

Governor Miss Anusuiya Uikey welcomed and congratulated the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi, and said, political leaders cutting across party lines should cooperate with each other to resolve the crisis.

Trust deficit among the two communities have to be removed so that a conducive atmosphere for talks can be created, the Governor said and appealed to all stakeholders to cooperate with the government in the buildup to resolve the crisis in the state, the Raj Bhavan stated.

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