IMPHAL, April 1 - Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on Saturday said that he will be meeting Chief Ministers of Nagaland and Assam along with Union Home Minister in Guwahati to sign an agreement with his Nagaland counterpart in front of Union Home Minister to ensure free movement of Manipur vehicles.
Stating that the initiative is being taken up considering reports of harassment of vehicles with Manipur registration within Nagaland, Biren also appealed to the transporters� associations to ply along National Highways 2 as there is no blockade. He also assured security cover along the National Highways.
Biren made the appeal during a meeting with the members of Manipur Truck Owners� Welfare Association and United Bus Owners� Welfare Association, in which Parliamentary Secretary (Transport) Khasim Vashum, Chief Secretary O Nabakishore Singh, among others participated. He informed the transporters� associations that the Centre has given the green signal to raise 4 Indian Reserve Battalion as Highway Protection Force.