Manipur CM N. Biren seeks people's support to uproot corruption

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Imphal (Manipur) [India], Apr 20 (ANI): Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has sought people's support in rooting out corruption from the State. While speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural function of 'Yenningthagee Eshei' (Spring Music Concert), organised by All India Radio at Maharaj Chandrakirti Auditorium, Palace here, the Chief Minister said, Manipur had no dearth of talent but the State is plagued with corruption. As such, people should take a proactive role in ending all forms of corruption, he observed. Stating that the present State Government understands the mental dilemma endured by the parents and candidates who had appeared in the police recruitment conducted by the previous government, N. Biren said that the present coalition government would declare the results of the said examination soon after reviewing the recruitment process. Observing that corruption starts from the people, the Chief Minister made his earnest appeal to the people of Manipur not to encourage any form of corrupt activities or practices in the coming days. Announcing that his government would also recruit many state security personnel soon, N. Biren urged the public to stay away from corrupt practices in the said recruitment. The Chief Minister also said that no money or fund for any developmental project would be released if photos of work progress were not uploaded regularly on the government website. Stating that change should always start with self, N. Biren reiterated that the state government was fully committed to giving a transparent and clean administration to the people. N. Biren also said that he would apprise Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu about various inadequacies of All India Radio, where grievances and inconveniences are being faced by the staff of the radio station. During his speech, the Chief Minister also accepted AIR Imphal's offer of earmarking a 15-minute slot every month to broadcast his speech on the lines of Prime Minister's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme. (ANI)