IMPHAL, Aug 25 - Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today said that there is nothing to worry about the outcome of the Naga Framework Agreement while stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had assured the BJP leaders from the State to �trust him�.
Singh stated that a strong team of the BJP Manipur Pradesh had met the Prime Minister and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh recently regarding the possible impact on Manipur due to the Naga Framework Agreement.
�There is nothing to worry as the Prime Minister had asked the State BJP team to trust him,� Singh said, while adding that the Central Government would consult the Government of Manipur �if any final solution to the Naga issue affects State�s interest�.
Singh stated this while speaking to media persons on the sidelines of the People�s Day held at the Chief Minister�s Secretariat here today. The Manipur Chief Minister also said that the State Government would always take the people�s wishes into account while taking any final decision concerning State issues. �As such, the State Government has started consulting leaders and individuals from different sections of the society to seek their opinions on different issues,� Singh added.
Regarding deferment of the special session of the State Assembly, the Chief Minister urged the public not to get disappointed as the State Government is always ready to convene the special session at any time, if the need arises.
He clarified that the special session was earlier summoned as there was an apprehension about the introduction of a Bill on the possible solution to the Naga issue during the recently concluded Monsoon Session of the Parliament. However, it did not happen, as such the special session of the State Assembly was also deferred, he added.
Stating that the huge turnout on the People�s Day shows people�s confidence and trust in the new Government, he said that the State Government would put in its best effort to live up to the people�s expectations.
The Chief Minister said that it was encouraging to see many youths and women turning up to seek support on entrepreneurship and self-employment from the Government.
Imphal Correspondent adds: The Manipur Government is consulting leaders and individuals from different sections of society on various issues, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said this to media persons on the sidelines of the joint Meeyamgi Numit (People�s Day) and the Hill Leaders� Day at the Chief Minister�s Secretariat here on Saturday.
The Chief Minister personally attended to about 500 complaints and met around 1,500 people from different parts of the State in Saturday�s programme.