<strong>ADC election to be conducted soon, says CM; distributes 18 vehicles to six ADCs</strong>

ADC election to be conducted soon, says CM; distributes 18 vehicles to six ADCs

TMB Report

IMPHAL: Citing that the election to six Autonomous District Councils was delayed in view of the COVID-19 situation, Chief Minister N. Biren said that the government is contemplating conducting the election as soon as possible.

Chief Minister stated this while talking to reporters on the sideline of distribution of vehicles to six Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) at a function held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Saturday.

All together eighteen vehicles were distributed including three each to ADC Chandel, Churachandpur, Kangpokpi (Sadar Hills), Senapati, Tamenglong and Ukhrul.

Replying to a media query, the Chief Minister said, “We are making efforts to conduct the ADC election soon. We are observing situation in view of the COVID-19 situation and SOP. Almost people in remote hill areas lack of COVID-19 awareness and SOP. We don’t want the people to be affected by the virus. As such, we observe the situation for some time. As there are reports about arrival of COVID vaccine, we are planning to hold the election at the earliest”.

Regarding the controversy over MA degree course in Manipur University of Culture, Chief Minister assured that the issue will be settled soon.

He stated that the vehicles were distributed to the ADCs keeping in view the importance of proper strengthening democracy at grass root level for the inclusive development of the State.

 It may be mentioned that the vehicles were procured by the Department of Tribal Affairs and Hills through Government-e-Marketplace (GeM).

Tribal Affairs and Hills Minister Vungzagin Valte, Education, Fisheries and CADA Minister Sorokhaibam Rajen, MLAs, top civil officials and representatives of the ADCs also attended the function.

The CM also distributed vehicles to six Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) at a function held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat. All together eighteen vehicles were distributed including three each to ADC Chandel, Churachandpur, Kangpokpi (Sadar Hills), Senapati, Tamenglong and Ukhrul.

Speaking on the occasion  N. Biren Singh stated that the vehicles were distributed to the ADCs keeping in view the importance of proper functioning at grass root level for the inclusive development of the State. He also informed that the Government would try to conduct the election to the ADCs of six hill districts as soon as possible.

It may be mentioned that the vehicles were procured by the Department of Tribal Affairs and Hills through Government-e-Marketplace(GeM).

Tribal Affairs and Hills Minister  Vungzagin Valte, Education, Fisheries and CADA Minister  Sorokhaibam Rajen, MLAs, top civil officials and representatives of the ADCs also attended the function.

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