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Manipur bodies urge to abrogate SoO

By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Feb 22, 2024 10:30 pm

IMPHAL — Representatives of Iramdam Kanba Lup, United Committee Pukhao GP, Makeng Dolaithabi GP and Village Protection Force on Thursday called on Manipur Governor, Anusuiya Uikey, and submitted a memorandum to the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, through the governor urging to abrogate Suspension of Operation (SoO) with the Kuki groups in the state.

The newly appointed General-Officer-Commanding (GOC) of 57 Mountain Division, Major General SS Kartikeya along with his spouse Priya Kartikeya also called on the governor at Raj Bhavan in the evening and apprised of the prevailing situation in the state.

General Kartikeya also briefed the governor about the security preparedness made by the Indian army units to face any eventuality in the state at any time and thanked the governor for awarding citation on the eve of Republic Day to three army units presently deployed in Manipur.

A six-member delegation of Organising Committee for North East India Film Festival-2024, led by M Joy Singh, commissioner of Art and Culture, Information and Public Relations, also called on the governor and requested to attend the inaugural ceremony of the festival scheduled on March 3 next.

Governor accepted their request to attend the ceremony. They informed the governor that the festival is being organised for the first time in the cinema history of Manipur and eight films including six from Assam, one each from Manipur and Meghalaya would be screened during the festival.

The governor also discussed about the issues faced by the Manipuri cinema fraternity in the state and assured to extend support from the Raj Bhavan.

The delegation discussed on the possibilities of opening of censorship branch office in Manipur.

By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Feb 22, 2024 10:30:09 pm
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