IMPHAL, July 22: The ongoing Budget session of the Manipur Legislative Assembly will bring nothing new as long as the Congress government keeps on begging from the Centre, claimed BJP State president, Th Chaoba before the media this afternoon at the party’s NityaipatChuthek office.
Chaoba said no attempt has been made by the State government in resource mobilisation since it came to power in the State.
Without resource mobilisation, the State will keep depending on funds from the Centre, he said.
Citing the example of Tripura, the State BJP president continued that Tripura has gone far ahead of Manipur in terms of resource mobilisation.
He said rubber plantation has been very successful in Tripura, and the State has mobilised lots of resources from it.
Chaoba also came down heavily on the assault and murder of Shaloni on July 21 at KotlaMubarakpur area of south Delhi.
He said that BJP Manipur Pradesh has sent strong concerns to the Union Home Minister and the Prime Minister, demanding befitting punishment of those involved in the killing.
The State BJP has also sought the intervention of both the Home Minister and the Prime Minister on the crime committed towards the Northeast people in Delhi.
Chaoba informed that construction work for the Sports University will start after August of this year. The NDA Government has already earmarked 100 Crores for the university. He said this in fulfilment of the electoral promise made by the Prime Minister during his election campaign in the recent LokSabha election.
Chaoba appealed to various intellectual and sports lover for their suggestion regarding the new sport University in the State. Inviting individuals concerned to attend the meeting on July 27 on Sunday at Imphal Hotel, Chaoba added that suggestions or concept notes can be mailed at: [email protected], He said the meeting will discuss on the development of the sports university.