Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Madhya Pradesh CM Chouhan attends Sangai Festival

Correspondent

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday attended a cultural evening session of the ongoing Manipur Sangai Festival in Imphal’s BOAT.
The visiting chief minister who addressed the gathering said that there were many similarities of Madhya Pradesh and Manipur in many forms and assured safety and security to students of Manipur pursuing their education in Madhya Pradesh.
Chouhan said, “Many students of Manipur are pursuing their education at my state and don’t worry about them. My government would take good care of the students.”
He further spoke on the beauty of Manipur, its weather, cuisines and the sports talent of the people.
The chief minister appreciated his counterpart state chief minister N Biren Singh for his far-sighted vision and initiatives to take the state towards development. He expressed hopefulness that Manipur would become one of the best tourism destinations in India in the coming years under the leadership of chief minister N Biren Singh while inviting the people of Manipur to visit Madhya Pradesh.
State chief minister N Biren Singh, in his speech, claimed that Central leaders who had visited the state to attend the Sangai Festival had praised the people of the state for their hospitality and discipline.
The leaders were also amazed by the beauty of the state, he added.
The chief minister informed that Union minister of tourism, culture and DoNER G Kishan Reddy, touched by the beauty of the Sangai Ethnic Park, had assured to provide financial assistance of Rs 100 crore to further beautify the park and the Sagol Kangjei statue at Marjing and asked the state government to submit proposal for the same.
Singh further stated that the state government had been working hard to take the state towards development and added that with the support of the people, the state was progressing in every field.
He said that Central leaders had always supported the state for various development works.
The main highlights of the cultural evening were cultural dance performances by different cultural troupes and artistes from within and beyound the state.
The cultural evening was also attended by ministers, MPs, MLAs, chief secretary, DGP and senior officials of the state government, paramilitary forces and other invitees from outside the state, among others.
Chouhan arrived in Imphal today on a two-day visit in the state to attend the Sangai Festival, the biggest tourism festival of Manipur.

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