Imphal, September 21, 2019 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh appealed the villagers of the Makhan Khuman area of Senapati District to maintain calm and refrain from violence. At a press conference held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today, Chief Minister appealed both sides to resolve the dispute through dialogue. Chief Minister maintained that the government has already held talks with one group and will hold a meeting with another side soon to resolve the situation. He said that a Ministerial team would be sent to the affected area if required. He maintained that prohibitory order under section 144 of CrPC has been imposed to control the situation and to maintain peace in the area.
Mentioned may be made that some miscreants torched several houses at Makhan Khuman Village in Senapati district over the land dispute last Tuesday. The press conference was attended by Principal Secretary to CM Shri Rakesh Ranjan, OSD to CM Shri Sumant Singh and other officials.