Imphal, June 9,
President of the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Gaikhangam along with other office bearers and members of the committee today distributed life jackets to the boat runners for tourists at Ramrei artificial lake.
“We hope these small presentation (life Jackets) will help the villagers”, Gaikhangam said recalling the tragic incident at which 3 persons including a girl died at Ramrei/ Chadong artificial lake on April 28 this year, after a fierce storm rolls upside down the boats that they were enjoying ride.
All communities united, all people cutting across religion line pray and spend sleepless night searching for the three bodies. The government too put all its energy even by engaging Indian Navy team to search the corpses which were later recovered.
MLA Govindas, who had recently, tendered resignation from the post of Chief Whip, while speaking to media persons said that the life jackets were distributed to promote and encourage tourism.
“We want to make sure that tourists visiting the lake feel safe when enjoying boat ride”, Govindas said.
The three persons who died on the tragic incident of April 24 at Ramrei happened to be close relative of MLA Govindas Konthoujam. 12 congress MLAs including him recently tender resignation from their post taking moral responsibility of the defeat of the Congress Candidates at both the inner and outer Manipur parliamentary constituencies , however, the AICC still does not approve the resignation.
Other Vice presidents of the MPCCs were also present on the life jacket distribution function.
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