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Singh hails lifting of blockade in Manipur

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union Minister today hailed the lifting of economic blockade in Manipur, claiming the move is in line with the promise Prime Minister Modi had made ahead of the polls.

"The Prime Minister had committed to people of last month that soon after the takes over (in the state), the blockade will be lifted.



"And it has been lifted, living up to the Prime Minister's commitment," the Minister of State in PMO said.

The five-month-long economic blockade in was lifted last night after successful talks among the Centre, state and Naga groups.

The blockade was imposed by on November 1 protesting creation of seven new districts by erstwhile Okram Ibobi Singh-led in the state.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Union Minister Jitendra Singh today hailed the lifting of economic blockade in Manipur, claiming the move is in line with the promise Prime Minister Narendra Modi had made ahead of the state assembly polls. "The Prime Minister had committed to people of Manipur last month that soon after the BJP government takes over (in the state), the blockade will be lifted. "And it has been lifted, living up to the Prime Minister's commitment," the Minister of State in PMO said. The five-month-long economic blockade in Manipur was lifted last night after successful talks among the Centre, state government and Naga groups. The blockade was imposed by United Naga Council on November 1 protesting creation of seven new districts by erstwhile Okram Ibobi Singh-led Congress government in the state. Union Minister today hailed the lifting of economic blockade in Manipur, claiming the move is in line with the promise Prime Minister Modi had made ahead of the polls.

"The Prime Minister had committed to people of last month that soon after the takes over (in the state), the blockade will be lifted.

"And it has been lifted, living up to the Prime Minister's commitment," the Minister of State in PMO said.

The five-month-long economic blockade in was lifted last night after successful talks among the Centre, state and Naga groups.

The blockade was imposed by on November 1 protesting creation of seven new districts by erstwhile Okram Ibobi Singh-led in the state.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Singh hails lifting of blockade in Manipur

Union Minister today hailed the lifting of economic blockade in Manipur, claiming the move is in line with the promise Prime Minister Modi had made ahead of the polls.

"The Prime Minister had committed to people of last month that soon after the takes over (in the state), the blockade will be lifted.

"And it has been lifted, living up to the Prime Minister's commitment," the Minister of State in PMO said.

The five-month-long economic blockade in was lifted last night after successful talks among the Centre, state and Naga groups.

The blockade was imposed by on November 1 protesting creation of seven new districts by erstwhile Okram Ibobi Singh-led in the state.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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