Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Education RK Ranjan on Thursday called on Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan and held deliberations on the current crisis prevailing in the state.
During the meeting, Ranjan informed the governor that he along with Outer Manipur MP Lorho S Pfoze had made a joint appeal to the members of various communities of Manipur that the present crisis plaguing the state can only be solved through dialogue, stated a release.
The governor also said that the Army and Assam Rifles in consultation with the state government and all the stakeholders have worked out fresh and elaborate security measures to address the fears of members of all communities, especially those staying in fringe vulnerable areas outside Imphal, it stated.
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Meanwhile, Manipur chief secretary Vineet Joshi and many other representatives also called on the governor. He updated the governor with the latest developments and measures put in place to contain the communal tension and restore normalcy in the state, stated the release.
Meanwhile, Manipur Democratic Alliance president Bijoy Koijam, during a meeting with the governor, submitted a memorandum, the release stated.
Assistant secretary of Meitei Council Morej K Manju Meitei along with five others also called on the governor and submitted a memorandum apprising of the prevailing situation at Moreh in Tengnoupal district and further urged the governor to take a decisive approach to tackle the escalating crisis, the release added.
Meanwhile, Forum for Restoration of Peace, convenor Asahnag Kasar along with nine others met with the governor and apprised her of the condition of the affected victims of the May 3 clashes and difficulties facing the displaced persons, the release further stated.
A memorandum was also submitted to the governor during the meet, it said, adding that the governor appealed to all to put their efforts to establish peace and harmony in the state.