Supreme Court committee members interact with people in Manipur

Imphal: A three-member committee headed by former Jammu and Kashmir High Court Chief Justice Gita Mittal visited Kangpokpi district on Wednesday and met displaced persons.

The Committee formed by the Supreme Court included former Bombay High Court Judge Shalini Phansalkar Joshi and former Delhi High Court Judge Asha Menon. The Supreme Court appointed

the three-member committee to oversee relief, rehabilitation and rebuilding measures in Manipur.

Accompanied by State Chief Secretary Vineet Joshi the team met with the District Level Officers along with district officials and had a thorough discussion on the prevailing situation, other requirements and issues faced in the district.

After the meeting, the team along with the officials of the District Administration Kangpokpi visited

two relief centres – Keithelmanbi High School and DIET Centre, Leikop under Champhai Sub-Division and interacted with the people taking shelters in these centres. More than 500 displaced persons were accommodated in the two centres.

The team also inspected the under-constructed fabricated houses at Keithelmanbi, more than 150 houses are planned to be constructed. The committee members also distributed relief items to the inmates at the relief centres.


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