Defence minister Sitharaman declared state guest
IMPHAL, 19th Nov: The state government has declared union defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who will inaugurate the Manipur Sangai Festival, as state guest during her stay here, according to an order issued by GAD. The union minister will arrive here on November 21 and return back to New Delhi in a special flight at 6.30 pm after inaugurating the festival. On the other hand, directorate of trade, commerce and industries informed that stalls allotted for the festival will be cancelled if the stall owners fail to deposit the stall fee to any branches of Manipur State Cooperative Bank and upload the deposit slip by November 21. An order of the directorate also informed stall owners to submit photocopy of Aadhaar cards to the directorate office or Synapse office at Sagolband Ingudam Leirak.