Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Manipur CM expresses gratitude to PM Modi for renaming ‘Mount Harriet’ in Andaman to ‘Mount Manipur’

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has expressed deep appreciation and gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other Central leaders over the renaming of ‘Mount Harriet’ at Kalapani in Andaman and Nicobar Islands to ‘Mount Manipur’.

The Chief Minister said, it is indeed a proud moment for the people of Manipur that the Central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been giving special attention to the State.

Speaking to media persons at Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Sunday, Mr Singh said that after the announcement of renaming of ‘Mount Harriet’ to ‘Mount Manipur’ by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday at Port Blair, the people of Manipur are overwhelmed with joy and happiness. He stressed that Mr Shah also paid rich tribute to Maharaj Kulachandra and 22 other martyrs of Anglo-Manipur War 1891 who were exiled and jailed in Kalapani after the Britishers witnessed their great courage, spirit and love for their motherland.

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