IMPHAL, Aug 28: The Kabui Mother Association has expressed gratitude to the State government for agreeing to erect a life size statue of Heipei Rani Gaidinliu along will construction of Rani Complex in Imphal area.
A released from the general secretary of KAMA Ranjita Golmei further mentioned that in this regard representative of KAMA had met Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and his council of ministers including Gaikhangam, Govindas Konthoujam and Okendro on August 27 at the Chief Minister`™s Secretariat around 11:30 am.
During the meeting, the KAMA proposed construction of the Rani Gaidinliu complex and statue citing that she was born in Manipur and the people need to do something for her, it said.
KAMA had also sought the government to allot land for construction of the complex along the national highways, it said.
In his response, the Chief Minister of the State assured to make the State government`™s decision during the unveiling of Haipou Jadonang statue on August 29, it said.
It said KAMA believes, the State government will act on its assurance considering the Zeliangrong community.
It has further condemned a step of the NDA government under Narendra Modi for taking an initiative to construct a Rani Gaidinliu statue in Nagaland rather than at her birthplace Manipur.
It is like looking down upon the Zeliangrong community, the KAMA statement said.