Chief Minister lashes out at BJP for disintegration allegation


IMPHAL, November 17: Demanding substantial proof and evidence on the allegation made by BJP Manipur Pradesh that the Congress-led SPF government was trying to disintegrate the territorial integrity of the state, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has rebuked the BJP for making such baseless and irresponsible remark.

The Chief Minister stated this while speaking at the Congress workers’ conference to highlight flagship schemes of the UPA and SPF government held today at Ibudhou Naothingkhong Pakhangba Shanglen, Thangmeiband Leikai, Imphal West.

He further maintained that the state is filled with so many problems and issues. All these problems come one after another whereby challenging the efficiency of the state government.

Ibobi asserted that the government will never divert from such problems and issues. It will sort out all ways and means to solve the myriad issues in the interest of the people.

The state government will have to consult the Centre in order the settle these issues. Both UPA and SPF government are concerned with the development of the state, Chief Minister averred.

Ibobi also stated that the state government has taken up necessary steps to ensure availability of essential commodities, especially petroleum products in the aftermath of economic blockade on the national highways. Sufficient quantity of petrol and diesel are being allocated to each and every oil pump regularly. However, lack of “civic sense” amongst people has created long queues before the oil pumps, he noted.

MPCC president Gaikhangam stated that the Congress Party is the oldest political party in the country which has been working for the welfare of the common people. The Congress would never leave the hands of the common people.

He appealed to the Congress workers to see if the party is going along with the people or not and advised to build rapport with the general public.

Gaikhangam further pointed out the need to have a ruling MLA for bringing utmost development in Thangmeiband assembly constituency.

The conference was also attended by MPCC secretary Jyotin Waikhom, MPCC vice-president Sagolsem Achouba and other office-bearers of MPCC and Thangmeiband Block Congress Committee.


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