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Manipur CM initiates process to lift economic blockade

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

The newly appointed Chief Minister N Biren Singh today initiated the process to lift the over four-month long economic blockade in the state, a leader said.

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

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

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

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 14:57 IST