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Manipur’s oldest vernacular daily “Kangleipakki Meira” honours N. Biren as the “Best Chief Minister”

by Rinku Khumukcham
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“Will not compromise illegal drug traffickers, poppy planters and will not spare any persons involved in corruption” – CM
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Imphal, Jan 2:

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh’s commitments to eradicate corruption from the state of Manipur and his government ‘war on drugs’ is going to be more harder with the coming of the new year 2023 as he gives strong message of taking up stringent action against those involved.
Speaking as the Chief Guest, at the 42nd Foundation day Celebration of popular vernacular evening newspaper “Kangleipakki Meira” held at Pillow Library Ground, Mongsangei Mayai Leikai here in Imphal West, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, who is also one time editor of the most vocal Manipur’s vernacular daily ‘Naharolgi Thoudang’ said that his government will strengthen fight against corruption and the “war on drugs “, which his government had launched in 2018.
The second term of N. Biren Singh government is about 8 months old. Since his government came to power in 2017, law and other problems has been tremendously improved. The state today have no bandhs or blockade in High ways, there is no agitations that make the live of the common people suffer besides relationship between various communities of the state has been strengthen and Manipur is once more united irrespective of cast and creed. Except for some minor problem as face by every government, the state of Manipur is restoring peace and simultaneously development works can be taken up, N. Biren Singh said.
“ Our government top priority is make Manipur a state completely free from corruption by not sparing them at any cost. Illegal drug traffickers and poppy planters will not be compromised. And besides, Anti National and Anti State Concept will not be tolerated”, Chief Minister said,.
Taking serious concern over the deteriorating condition of hill regions of the state which has been completely tonsured, N. Biren Singh appealed the Civil Society bodies to go to hill and to make them understand about the impact of tonsuring forest areas in Hill region.
“Government alone cannot save the state, together with all the people and all the CSOs we can save our Manipur”, the Chief Minister said.
The onetime editor of Manipur’s Vernacular daily and also the man behind the unifying of all journalists’ bodies of the state, N. Biren Singh, Now the Chief Minister of Manipur recounted on how he joined politics. He said it was his will to bring justice to the people that he joined politics.
Regarding the freedom of speech, he said that the politicians too are entitled the freedom of speech and expression.
“Sometimes we as politicians can also give critical comment to individuals or newspapers writing which are against the policy that the government considered genuine”, N. Biren Singh said.
The 42nd Foundation Day of the Kangleipakki Meira was also attended by Works Minister K. Govindas , MLA Kunjakeshore @ Keba and Chief Editor of the Kangleipakki Meira newspaper as dignitaries on the dais.
As tradition Kangleipakki Meira also honoured reporters and senior journalist, newspaper hawkers as well as person with excellence in their respective field.
Sr. Reporter of Poknapham Newspaper Th. Premchand, Reporter of ISTV Uritkhinbam Indra and reporter of Imphal Free Press Phurailatpam Kenny Devi were awarded best journalists. Senior journalist were also honoured with cash award and citation along with Shawl.

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