Kuki Chiefs thank CM, others for Chassad Relief and Rehabilitation
KANGPOKPI, Mar 27: The Eastern Kuki Chiefs’ Association (EKCA) expressed heartfelt gratitude to all who extended help to villagers of Chassad who have been rendered homeless after their houses and properties were burnt down, destroyed or plundered on March 16.
EKCA said "we are also immensely thankful to the Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh for his immediate step and prompt action in tackling the catastrophe as he had deputed a team of ministers led by the Deputy Chief Minister to Chassad village on the same day of the incident to take stock of the grave situation and announcing relief fund of Rs 3 lakh per victim family apart from providing food, clothes, and temporary makeshifts and help rebuild the houses."
The chief minister’s handling of the Chassad issue is truly outstanding as it demonstrated his capable and unmatched leadership quality, it said, adding "even though we cannot mention each name we are indebted to express our heartfelt thanks to all philanthropic organisations and individuals across the length and breadth of India and beyond for your contribution of relief funds and materials to the victims of Chassad village".
The chiefs also conveyed thanks to Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM), Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO) and Kuki Khanglai Lompi (KKL) for taking the initiative to systematically organise, mobilize and co-ordinate the rehabilitation and rebuilding of Chassad village.