Historical sites will be renovated: Shyam

STAFF REPORTER IMPHAL, 11th Oct: Many historical sites in the state including Langthabal Palace and Leishang Hiden will be renovated and converted into attractive places very soon, CAF&PD minister Karam Shyam has disclosed.

The minister was speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a social service camp cum tree plantation programme organised jointly by Archaeological Department, Langthabal Konung Protection Committee, 6th Assam Rifles, Dr Kamal Memorial Association and United People’s Welfare Association at Langthabal Konung Ching on Wednesday.

Minister Karam further said that it is good example that a committee by the name of Langthabal Konung Protection Committee has come up to protect and preserve the historic Langthabal Konung, which has been associated with Maharaja Gambhir Singh, by planting trees in the area.

While expressing his desire for the committee to organise cleanliness camp at MU campus as well, the minister said that necessary monetary help would be provided by him for the said activity.
The minister further informed that he has started urging the government to develop Langthabal Palace and Leishang Hiden which are important historical sites of the state. Land have been acquired for the purpose at very low price from the locals by the government and therefore, the renovation of the site cannot be ignored anymore. Chief minister N Biren and works minister Th Biswajit have been urged to start the renovation process at the earliest, he informed.

State archaeology department superintendent K Dinamani and 6 AR major Sourav also took part in the programme.

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