Imphal: Manipur Governor Gurbachan
Jagat on Monday said that there was an improvement in law and
order situation in five hill districts of the state following
signing of an agreement with militant outfits.
Addressing the first session of the 10th Manipur
legislative assembly session, Jagat said all security forces
have acknowledged improvement in the law and order situation
in the hills following signing of agreement with Kuki militant
outfits in 2009.
He said the tripartite agreement with valley-based
Kangleipak Communist Party (military council) Lallumba group
was also renewed for another year to facilitate the
rehabilitation of the cadres.
On the request of the state government, he said the
union home ministry had also lifted the protected area permit
(PAP) enabling the foreign tourists visiting the state.
The governor said during the year 2011-2012, the
government got Rs 2,663 lakhs from the union home ministry and
in addition to this amount, the state government provided Rs
20 crores for construction of police outposts, police
stations, women police stations at district headquarters of
Senapati and Ukhrul district during 2011-12.