Imphal: The three-day long 1st session of Manipur Legislative Assembly ended Saturday.
On the last day, Leader of the House and Chief Minister N. Biren Singh tabled the Manipur Nursing Council Rules, 2008. Moreover, two Manipur Appropriation Bills – Manipur Appropriation Bill (No.1) 2022 and the Manipur Appropriation (No.2) Bill, 2022 were also passed.
Before passing the bills, Congress MLA K. Ranjit Singh drew the attention of the house regarding the indefinite bandh/blockade of national highway-2 called by a Nagaland-based CSO, Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO).
Answering to MLA K. Ranjit Singh, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh explained that the issue of Dzuko Valley is a chronic one. In order to resolve any unwanted incidents between some sections of people of Manipur and Nagaland, the government has been taking up initiatives from time to time. Transportation to Dzuko Valley has become easier after roads have been constructed by the Manipur government. Now the people of Manipur can directly access this valley from Mao, he added.
N. Biren also informed the house that representations are being sent to settle the issue of bandh/blockade which is being called by Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO). He also maintained that talks and negotiation will be initiated at the official level if necessary.
The 1st session of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly was adjourned in Sine die by Speaker Th Satyabrata Singh.