Manipur CM Biren Singh during the reception programme on April 4

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh called upon women based organizations today to extend support to the government in its efforts to bring the armed outfits to the negotiating table.

Addressing a reception ceremony of BJP MLAs hosted by Nupi Keithel, Sinpham Amadi Saktam Kanba Lup, Khwairamband Bazar, the chief minister recalled the role played by the women in Manipur society. He reiterated the state government’s appeal to the armed outfits to come to the negotiating table, saying that his government would like to bring a political solution to end problems in the state.

The CM further recalled the roles that the women of the state played during the crucial times in Manipur. Biren said that women have been crucial to save the state during the historic Chahi Taret Khuntakpa (seven-year devastation). He added that till now women of the state are playing the main role in any vital issues in the state.

On the occasion, the chief minister also announced various initiatives to be implemented by his government for the welfare of the women vendors of the Ema Market (all-women run market).

Apart from the chief minister and his cabinet colleagues from BJP, the function was also attended by BJP MLAs.

On the occasion, women vendors presented gifts to the chief minister, ministers and MLAs.

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