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Manipur govt. to implement Mob Violence Control and Prohibition Bill

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 20, 2018 10:43 pm
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Imphal, Sep. 20 (EMN): Minister for Public Works Thongam Biswajit Singh, who is also the spokesperson of the Manipur government on Thursday said that the Manipur Mob Violence Control and Prohibition Bill will be implemented as an ordinance and efforts are to introduce the bill in the state assembly to pass it as an Act at the earliest.
The ordinance will not only help in containing communal hatred and mob violence but will also show the existence of the law of land, he said.
The minister told this to reporters on the sideline of a formal flagging off ceremony of the FC Imphal City team for the 16th Administrator’s Challenge Cup All India

Football Tournament U-17 (Boys) – 2018, being organises by the Youth Affairs and Sports, Chandigarh. The tournament will be held from Sep. 21 to 30.
On Wednesday, the State Cabinet presided over by Chief Minister N Biren Singh has decided to introduce the Manipur Mob Violence Control and Prohibition Bill in the State Legislative Assembly soon.

According to the spokesperson, the step has been taken up by the state government in view of increasing trend of the rate of awarding instant punishment by mob without any fair trial day by day in the State.

Minister Biswajit also informed that the approval for establishment of a sports university in the state is the centre’s acknowledgement of the state sportspersons’ performances, talents and activities.

Biswajit also said that the present government at the Centre has acknowledged the performance of the sports persons of the state.
The coming of the university in the state is the fruit of the sportspersons’ hard-work, he added.

“Sports and culture identify our state to the outside world,” he said adding that the present Biren Singh led government has been supporting and encouraging sportspersons and will continue to do so. He further wished the FC Imphal City team success.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 20, 2018 10:43:57 pm