NEW DELHI, Jan 3: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today called on Governor of Manipur, Najma Heptulla and discussed the prevailing situation in the State.
Dr Jitendra Singh brought to the notice of the Governor that during the last few weeks of disturbance in the State, there have been a series of representations from different sections of Northeastern society, expressing their concern and at the same time, also offering inputs and suggestions. He said, he has been, from time to time, placing these inputs before the Ministry of Home and the concerned agencies. The Central Government is not only keeping a close watch on recent developments in the State but is also constantly offering all kinds of possible cooperation and assistance to the State Government, he added.
Governor Najma Heptulla shared her observations and experiences about the recent developments in the State. She said, she has been personally interacting with different sections and groups, both from political as well as social spectrum, in a sincere bid to ensure peace and amity in the region.
Najma Heptulla also gave a brief resume of the discussions held by her with different members of the Government including the Chief Minister and her assessment of the situation as it prevails today. She also shared the written chronological record of various meetings held by her and the deputations received by her during the last two to three months.
Dr Jitendra Singh assured the Governor that he would continue to keep in regular touch with her and seek her inputs. At the same time, he said, he will also convey the Governor’s observations to all the concerned in the Government of India.