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Manipur CM Biren Singh initiates measures to lift economic blockade

Newly-appointed Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh Initiated The Process To Lift The Over Four-month Long Economic Blockade In The State On Thrusday.

PTI | Updated on: 16 Mar 2017, 04:57:57 PM
A file photo of Manipur chief minister Biren Singh.

Imphal:

Newly-appointed Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh initiated the process to lift the over four-month long economic blockade in the state on Thrusday.

The chief minister, in a special meeting with cabinet ministers and several MLAs, agreed to take up measures to lift the blockade, BJP Media secretary L Basanta Sharma said in a release.

The move comes a day after Singh took oath as the first BJP chief minister of the state.

The United Naga Council (UNC) has blocked the national highways 2 and 37 since November one last to protest the creation of 7 new districts by the then Congress government in October last year.

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First Published : 16 Mar 2017, 04:35:00 PM

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