Imphal: Bringing a human touch to governance, chief minister N Biren Singh touched the hearts of the thousands of people gathered at the ‘Go to Hills 2.0’ held at Brigadier Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi district today.
During the community outreach initiative function of the government, N Biren Singh immediately provided a wheelchair to a differently-abled person who went up to the stage to submit a memorandum seeking financial assistance for the construction of All Disables’ Union Sadar Hills, Kangpokpi.
After receiving the memorandum, the Chief Minister asked Thangmonlal Hangshing whether he has got the wheelchair that is being provided by the government to the differently-abled persons under CMST scheme. His reply made the chief minister instructed the officials of the Social Welfare department to provide a wheelchair on the spot. Later, the Chief Minister handed over the wheelchair to Thangmonlal Hangshing. Such an overwhelming gesture was appreciated by thousands of people gathered on the ground.
Talking to DIPR, Thangmonlal Hangshing said that he had never expected such a moving gesture from the chief minister. He expressed his happiness to the Chief Minister and the government officials for providing a wheelchair to a differently-abled person during the Go to Hills function. He also appreciated the government under the leadership of N. Biren Singh for its people-centric governance and for the implementation of various welfare schemes for poor and needy people.