The new BJP-led government in Manipur state has decided to hold People’s Day on the 15th of every month.
The announcement was made by the state’s Chief Minister, N Biren Singh during a function held at Khwairamband Bazar in Manipur’s capital city, Imphal on 9 April 2017.
The CM in his address announced that the move will enable the common public of the state to get easy access to the state’s top elected leaders including himself and other Ministers, Commissioners, Secretaries, Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police.
Through the establishment of the day, the public would be able to give suggestions and lodge complaints on public grievances on the 15th of every month. Formal official order confirming the same will be issued in the coming days.
Besides this, the CM listed out his top priorities as the new head of the state, which includes ending the economic blockade sponsored by the United Naga Council(UNC), revamping the Imphal-Jiribam Road of National Highway-37 and resolving the Churachandpur issue.
Further continuing on the same, the minister stated that while the first round of talks with Churachandpur Joint Action Committee ended on a positive note, he hoped that the issue would be resolved within a few days.
He also stated that an independent body will be probing into the matter of the question paper leakage of Physics subject in the Class XII examinations organised by the Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur and strict action would be taken against those proven guilty.