Imphal, July 31, 2019 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that Government is taking seriously on the death of Ningthoujam Babysana, student of Standard Robert Higher Secondary School and is committed to punishing the culprits. This was stated by him at the Passing Out Parade of the 5th Batch of MR/IRB/CP Followers (Male) held at Manipur Police Training College, Pangei today.
Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that the Investigating Agency cannot provide the updates of the case to the public daily. Chief Minister said that he personally met the members of the JAC on several occasions. The government had allowed performing the post-mortem twice with video coverage in the presence of the representatives of the JAC. The government has also written a letter to CBI to tackle the case so as to give justice to the family, he added.
On the occasion, Chief Minister announced that under the School Fagathansi mission, a total of 25 schools would be constructed amounting to Rs. 33.52 crores in the first phase. He said that the foundation stone laying ceremony for the construction of these schools would be held on 7th August this year. He mentioned that a total of 60 schools would be constructed one in each Assembly constituency.
Stating that every promise of the government has been fulfilled, he added, seven women markets of the hill districts will start functioning within 15th August this year. He maintained that rainwater harvesting projects have been started in hill areas such as Churachandpur, Chandel, Tamei, Chingai etc.
Chief Minister mentioned that the present government is committed to delivering action-oriented policies rather than giving rhetoric statements. He stated that people have started appreciating the efforts of the police towards community policing. There is a drastic behavioural change in the Police department in the last 2 years, he added. He strongly condemned the bomb blast happened at Thangmeiband area yesterday and asserted that the culprits will be punished.
A total of 567 newly recruited male followers passed out from the College today. The Chief Minister also wished all the passing out personnel for a great career ahead. MPTC Director Smt. R.K.Tutusana administered the oath to the newly recruited male followers. Earlier, soon after his arrival, the Chief Minister reviewed the guard of honour and received salute of an impressive march past 14 platoons led by Parade Commander Shri Tongbram Suresh Singh.
The Chief Minister also handed over the trophy and certificate of Best in Physical Training to Kh. Gobin Singh of 7th IRB of Heirok Part-II, Best in Drill to Tongbram Suresh Singh of 6Th IRB of Ngaikhong Khunou, Best in Weapons to Isak Lianminthang Samte of 1st IRB of Zenhang Lamka, Jiribam, Best in Musketry to Chukeilung Gangmei of 5th MR of Khongjaron Duigailong, Best in Indoor to Meisnam Sanjoy Meetei of MPTC of Pundongbam Awang Leikai, Best in Over-All to Tongbram Suresh Singh of 6Th IRB of Ngaikhong Khunou.
Minister for CAF&PD Shri Karam Shyam, Minister for Water Resources Shri Letpao Haokip, Minister for PHED Shri Losii Dikho, Minister for Tribal Affairs and Hills Shri N. Kayasii, Minister for Forest Shri Th. Shyamkumar, Deputy Speaker Shri K. Robindro, Deputy Chairman State Planning Board Shri S. Rajen, MLAs, DGP, top police officials and family members of passing out personnel attended the function.