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Stage sets for Sangai festival; Foreign delegates line up to witness Manipur’s biggest tourism festival

Even though some portion of the beautification work are still yet to be finished almost everything is set ready to host the largest Tourism Festival of the state which is scheduled to kick off from tomorrow.
Chief Secretary of Manipur today said that Bhutan Ambassador to India has sent an email to confirm his presence in the Sangai festival. The delegate is visiting the Sangai festival on Novemebr 26 and will leave the state on November 28. Earlier, the Chief Secretary had stated that the Norwaygian Ambassador, delegates from Nepal, Japan,Thailand,  Myanmar and Cambodia had confirmed their presence in the Sangai Tourism festival.
Speaking to reporters at his office complex today, O Nabakishore said that like every year delegates from Myanmar will be visiting the state.

“This time the state is expecting more tourists and government representatives from Myanmar side”, Nabakishore said.
He further added that the Golden Myanmar flight will land on the starting day of Sangai festival with officials from Myanmar. Security has also been tighten up to avoid unwanted incident.
Mentioning about tomorrow's election, The Chief Secretary said that movement of VIPs at both the constituencies of Thangmeiband and Thongju area has been banned from 4 pm of November 19. Flying squad, surveillance team has been deployed to check the movement of any faulty things in the election area by DCs and three election observers has also been posted where they are checking both the constituency. Voting will begin from 7 am till 4 pm of November 21 and all the eligible voters must bring an identification proofs while casting the vote. Counting of votes will commence on November 28, he added.

Last modified onFriday, 20 November 2015 16:57

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