Manipur People’s Party (MPP) on Wednesday urged the Manipur government to extend humanitarian services, including providing relief materials and shelters to Myanmar nationals taking refuge in the state.
Addressing a press conference on Wednesday at MPP office, Imphal, party president Laishram Krishnadas expressed sympathy and support to the persecuted people of the neighbouring country.
Recalling Myanmar’s close association with the history of Manipur, he reiterated that the state government of Manipur should extend all possible help to the persecuted people of the neighbouring turmoil hit country. He also said that food and shelters should be provided to the foreign nationals who were forced to sneak into Indian territory in the Manipur sector.
The MPP president also appealed to the state government to send a team of state officials to border town Moreh and take stock of the prevailing situation of the foreign national seeking refuge in that town.
A team of MPP will also visit Moreh to assess the prevailing situation in the border town at the Indo-Myanmar border, he informed.