BJP freed Manipur from terrorism bandhs Shah
Imphal, Jan 6 (PTI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday asserted that the BJP government in the state has freed Manipur from bandh and terrorism and put it on the path of development.
Addressing a public meeting at Moirang in Bishnupur district after inaugurating 12 projects worth Rs 300 crore and laying foundation stone for nine projects worth Rs 1,007 crore, Shah said the BJP government defeated the insurgency and repealed the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958. AFSPA from six districts of the state.
“Manipur had a terrible situation during Congress rule. Now it is one of the best-governed small states,” he said.
Shah said the central BJP-led government has invested Rs 3.45 lakh crore in the Northeast in less than eight years and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited the region 51 times.
Noting that the N Brain Singh government was taking massive action against drug trafficking and abuse in the state, he said the BJP would make Manipur a drug-free state by the next election.
Projects initiated by him include the Manipur Olympic Park at Sankaitel, the state-run Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), the Moreh City Water Supply Project, the Nongpok Thong Bridge on the eastern side of Kangla Fort and the Cave Tourism Project. In Kangui Cave.
The foundation stone for 40 police outposts was laid, of which 34 will be located along the India-Myanmar international border and six along National Highway 37.
Earlier, he hoisted the tricolor at the Indian National Army (INA) headquarters in Moirang, inaugurated a medical college in Surachandpur and unveiled a 120-feet tall statue of the polo player in Imphal East district.
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