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Five-member delegation of TMC MP arrives in Manipur; take stock of violence affected people

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, July 19:

Ahead of the Parliament session which is set to begin tomorrow, a team of Trinamool Congress (TMC) comprising of 5 (five) MPs arrived in Manipur to take stock of the ground realities of all affected people of the violence hit Manipur.
The team of Trinamool Congress, led by Rajya Sabha leader Derek O’Brien, includes Rajya Sabha MPs Dola Sen and Sushmita Dev, and Lok Sabha MPs Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar and Kalyan Banerjee.
Soon after arrival at Imphal Airport, the delegation visited Churachandpur district where they interacted with the victims of violence staying at relief camps.
Earlier, speaking to reporters at Imphal Airport, Rajya Sabha Sushmita Dev said that the team will meet the governor of Manipur today evening after visiting the effected people of all communities in the ongoing violence.
“Our leader Mamta Benerjee and Abhisek Benerjee want peace in Manipur, we want to hear and listen to all the groups, because we want everyone to co-exist in the state”, Sushmita Dev told reporters at Imphal airport.
She further said that after coming back from Churachandpur the team will also visit relief camps in other district including Imphal East and Imphal West and later the TMC delegate will meet the Governor of Manipur.
“The governor of Manipur had assured us for meeting us today evening even though we are yet to take appointment”, the TMC MP told reporters. She said that the TMC stands with the people of Manipur and will raise the issue to the parliament.
The Rajya Sabha MP said that the team visits Manipur as per the directive of the West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee.
While asking about the demand for separate administration by Kuki community, the TMC MP said that they have come to Manipur to listen to the people of Manipur.
“We are here to listen to the people of Manipur, after listening we will work out what to do”, the TMC MP said.
In connection with the silence of the Prime Minister Modi to the ongoing violence which enters eighty days, the TMC MP said, “We are deeply saddened to see that the Prime Minister has remained silent during this difficult time in Manipur. It is our hope, in every way, to bring back peace in Manipur”.

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