BJP Will Establish Absolute Peace & Tranquility In Manipur Within Next 5 Years : Union Minister – Amit Shah 

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The Union Minister of Home Affairs & Cooperation – Amit Shah asserted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will establish absolute peace & tranquility in Manipur, within the next 5 years, by initiating peace talks with all extremist groups.

Addressing a public meeting in Thoubal on Tuesday, Shah mentioned that no Manipur youth will be shot or imprisoned, but that by joining the mainstream, he will contribute to the state’s growth.

Taking to Twitter, Shah claimed that “under the leadership of Modi ji, we have shown a solution to every problem in Assam.”

“Before 2017, there was not a single rail line in Manipur, Modi ji did the work of laying the rail line from ₹ 12000 crores to 111Kms. Here there was only one National Highway which was closed during the blockade on the behest of the Congress, the BJP government has done the work of constructing new roads here ₹ 16000 crores.” – he further added.

Shah also stated that the Indian National Congress (INC) has always worked to incite violence among citizens of Manipur. While, through Modi ji’s mantra of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas,’ the BJP government has always remained devoted to the all-round development of the northeastern state.

Asserting further on the rich cultural heritage of Manipur, Shah added that “the BJP has worked to carry forward the glorious history and cultural heritage of Manipur. In Andaman and Nicobar, the island on which the brave freedom fighters of Manipur were kept captive, after naming it after Manipur, Modi ji paid respect to Maharaja Kulchandra Singh and all the heroes of Manipur.”

Its worthy to note that voting for the first phase of assembly elections began today at 38 Assembly constituencies of Manipur. In this phase, over 12 lakh voters will decide the fate of 173 candidates, out of which 15 are women.

The polling which took place between 7 AM and 4 PM, cover 29 seats in Manipur’s valley districts – Imphal West, Imphal East, and Bishnupur. Meanwhile, the remaining hill districts are : Kangpokpi, Churachandpur, and Pherzawl. This voting begun at 1721 polling stations.

Large numbers of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) officers have been deployed in the northeastern state in order to prevent any additional unrest.

Incorporating of 60-member state assembly, polls in the northeastern state of Manipur is been conducted in two phases – the first phase began from today, i.e. February 28. While, the second phase of assembly polls will be conducted on March 5.

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