Manipur Chief Minister N Biren on Tuesday brought back as many as 54 Mao residents people who were stranded in Nagaland following the Southern Angami People’s Organisation’s (SAPO) restriction of entry of Mao people in the state of Nagaland.
CM N Biren, with the aid of a charter flight, brought the 54 people who had been stranded in Nagaland, following the SAPO’s restriction of entry of the Mao people in Nagaland on December 15.
The charter flight arrived from Dimapur to the Bir Tikendrajit International Airport in Imphal at 11.07 am on Tuesday. The 54 people included women and children but mostly consisted of students.
They were welcomed by Mao Imphal Market Coordinating Committee, Mao Council and Mao Students Union at the airport. Around 12 pm, they were transported from the airport to Mao by MSRTC bus arranged by the state government.