Political parties in Manipur vow to protect oneness of state

Imphal : Political parties in Manipur have vowed to protect oneness of the state at any cost.

A resolution in this regard was passed at a meeting chaired by Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.

The meeting was convened to discuss the issue of territorial integrity of Manipur with reference to peace talks between Government of India and NSCN-IM (National Socialist Council of Nagaland- Isak Muivah).

Representatives of various political parties shared their views on the issue and passed the resolution.

The resolution said that all the political parties present in the meeting shall pursue the Central Government through their respective Central leaders to preserve and protect the oneness of Manipur at any circumstances.

According to the resolution, the chief minister will also constitute a sub-committee comprising 5-7 members from the political parties to draft a comprehensive memorandum to be submitted to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other concerned in the issue.

The meeting also decided to depute members of the consultative committee to meet concerned important stakeholders of government and to know the latest developments and facts at the earliest.

It has also been decided that if necessary, a delegation of all political parties may visit Delhi to highlight the issue and its importance to prime minister and others.

Earlier, Singh also informed the gathering of prime minister’s assurance of protecting the territorial integrity of the state. The meeting also welcomed for a peaceful solution to the ongoing peace talk between Government of India and NSCN-IM without affecting the interest of other states. (ANI)