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Manipur government celebrates Amit Shah’s nods to extend ILPS; declares holiday

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Imphal, Dec 10

Rejoicing the announcement for extension of the Inner line permit system under the Eastern Bengal Frontier Regulation, 1873, in Manipur during debate for passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 yesterday in Lok Sabha by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Manipur government today celebrated in a grand way at Bhagyachandra Open year theatre (BOAT) here in Imphal.

“This is a historic day, and Manipur need to appreciate Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh not to be left aside Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel for understanding the sentiment of Manipur”, A jubilant Chief Minister, N. Biren Singh told while speaking on the occasion.

The Chief Minister gives credit to all the meira paibis , local clubs, civil society organizations and the people of Manipur for pushing the government for to take such a historic decision.

“BJP is the only party which has so much concerns about the people of Manipur, no other government in the past had ever taken any such decision in the interest of the people of Manipur”, N. Biren Singh said.

He however, did not mentioned the exact time for extension of the ILPS in the state of Manipur.

CAF and PD Minister Karam Shyam while appreciating the Narendra Modi led Government at the centre mock the civil society organisations’ leaders as well as resource persons who criticized the government during discussion hour at local television programme over the assurances by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

“They only find ways to criticized the government, those leaders of the civil society organizations seem to be pessimist all the time to whatever is being done by the government”, Karam Shyam said.

“I appealed to switch off electricity when any such programme is aired “, Karam Shyam said mocking them.

The street in Imphal even though witnessed less traffic due to the total shut down called was seen crowded with vehicles of the BJP Karyakartas playing songs in their vehicles. Crackers were blasted celebrating the announcement even forgetting that some students are having tough examination.

At BOAT, over thousands members of the BJP were seen attending the celebration. Slogans praising the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other central BJP leaders filled the air of BOAT.

At Thoubal district, MLA Paonam Brojen organised a rally for celebration of the HM announcement to extend ILPS in the state of Manipur defying the total shut down called by the All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU).

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

2 comments

  • raj
    raj Tuesday, 10 December 2019 18:04 Comment Link

    cant digest criticism, wow. dnt expect opposition also, another wowww. implement first effectively without loopholes, clear up the mess first, list is long rising prices of essential commodities. No time to laugh when people are suffering with prices of rice soaring record high. dnt show frustrations publicly.

  • Stephen
    Stephen Tuesday, 10 December 2019 17:47 Comment Link

    Can you show me the order copy of INNER LONE PERMIT EXTENDS IN MANIPUR passed by the Hon'le Parliament of India ?

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