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Manipur govt apprises Amit Shah of people’s concern over Naga pact

The chief minister had on Tuesday urged the people to remain calm reiterating that the Manipur’s integrity will not be harmed by the final settlement of the Naga issue.

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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh Friday said that Home Minister Amit Shah has been apprised of the concerns of people over the Naga pact. A report in this regard has been submitted with Shah.

The chief minister had on Tuesday urged the people to remain calm reiterating that the Manipur’s integrity will not be harmed by the final settlement of the Naga issue.

However, the Coordination Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI), the umbrella body spearheading the current agitation in the state has demanded a written assurance from the Centre.

Briefing media persons on the sideline of a Government event, Singh held that the state has full trust in the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the home minister that they would keep their commitments on the Indo-Naga Peace talks.

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Singh explained that the state Assembly under the present government has adopted two resolutions to protect the territorial integrity of the state. These resolutions were taken in addition to the twelve similar resolutions adopted by the previous government, he added.

He also informed that the State Government will invite the representatives of COCOMI and other stakeholders for thorough discussion before consultations with the Centre on the issue.

First published on: 15-11-2019 at 09:16:15 pm
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