IMPHAL: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren on Friday said he would apprise the Centre about reports of “unofficial designated camps of NSCN(IM) in the state”.
The first BJP chief minister of the landlocked state said a report would be soon be compiled about the reported presence of “unofficial designated camps of NSCN (IM) and lawlessness prevailing along the India-Myanmar border areas.”
The “official designated camps are the duty of the government” but the reported “existence of unofficial camps needs to be identified with photographs”, Singh told reporters here.
The chief minister said he would also apprise the Centre on what basis they (unofficial designated camps) have been set up in the state.
He said development in the state could be achieved only after the hill areas are developed.