Andro people dismantle foundation stone for running Santhei  National Park in to  PPP model

Andro people dismantle foundation stone for running Santhei National Park in to PPP model

Written By: / Tuesday, 15 September 2020 18:22

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Imphal, Sept. 15:

Irate locals of Andro today dismantled the foundation stone laid by Chief Minister N Biren of Manipur and ex Forest Minister Th Shyamkumar for conversion of Santhei  National Park in to  PPP ( Public Private Partnership )  by the Tourism Department of Manipur.

The people staged protest in front of the park entry opposing any decision taken without consulting the people of Andro.

General Secretary of Santhei National Park, Kh. Pishak, while speaking to media persons said that people of Andro strongly oppose the issuing of tender notice for running the park at PPP model

“We are against the  tender notice issued by the government as the notice wasn’t notified initially to any of the interrelated committee as such the Club and the Meira Lup (women’s committee of the locality)  of the park”,  Pishak said.

“The people of Andro demands immediate withdrawal of the tender notice No. 02/02/2019 TCML dated:07.09.2020  issued by the TCML/ Tourism Department, Government of Manipur”, he said.

He further stated that the natural ecological balance of the area should be maintained as well as the park should be allotted as the natural park as before. Furthermore, the people of the area condemn that any further issue regarding the demolition of the natural park will be taken serious action.

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