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Shah to arrive Manipur on May 29 to take stock of unrest


Union home minister Amit Shah is likely to visit the strife-torn Manipur on May 29 to take stock of the prevailing unrest in the state.
Union minister of state for home Nityanand Rai informed the media persons in Imphal today that Shah would arrive on May 29 stay in the state for three days till June 1.
Rai arrived in Imphal today to review the efforts being put in place to restore normalcy in the state.
Addressing the press at chief minister’s secretariat Thursday afternoon, Rai said that during his three-day visit, Shah would meet people from different communities and have dialogues with them in order to restore peace and tranquillity in the state.
Rai maintained that Prime Minister Modi had been trying tirelessly to bring development in the northeast since he became PM of the country.
Manipur had witnessed much development and peace had been prevailing in the state under Modi’s leadership, he claimed. On the prevailing unrest in the state, Rai appealed to the people of Manipur not to have any apprehension and to have faith in the government. He expressed hope that peace and normalcy would be restored in the state at the earliest. “Justice would be delivered as per the law of the land, keeping in view the interest of the people of the state,” he said. Informing that he would visit the periphery of the state, Rai assured that all sorts of problems would be solved under the supervision of the Union home minister.
He sought cooperation from all sections of people towards the government’s effort to restore peace and normalcy. The visit of the MoS home and came at a time when a team of ministers and MLAs of the ruling parties led by Speaker of Manipur Assembly Th Satyabarta were camping at Guwahati to meet with Amit Shah.


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