Forest Minister Awangbow Newmai on Saturday appealed to the public not to hurt the sentiment of the people over Mt Koubru issue.
Committee on Protection and Preservation of Mt Koubru (COPPK) Lamtinthang Haokip appealed to all and the Chief Minister N Biren Singh to find out the clear objectives and commitments of the local populace as well as the COPPK.
KHANSI said its volunteers are guarding and protecting the sacred place at Koubru Hills that lies in Kangpokpi hill district of Manipur
The state governments in the past had failed to take the initiatives but the present government can take the opportunity to construct the temple at the peak of Mt Koubru, Joykisan said.
The state government represented by water resources and YAS minister Letpao Haokip and Forest minister Awangbou Newmai held a prolonged meeting with representatives of COPPK to resolve the Mt Koubru impasse amicably.
DIG range III, Kamei Angam Romanus said the fire incident at the chowkidar quarter of the Sanamahi Laishang located at Jangol village near Koubru Leikha has no connection to the Koubru issue.
General secretary COPPK Lamtinthang Haokip said that if false allegations which can ignite communal tension continue, it will be considered as cultivating and disseminating the ideas of communal feud among the various communities in the state.
The Kuki Inpi Kangpokpi was assigned to immediately halt all forms of unsustainable modes river excavation by use of excavating machineries such as JCB or tippers and dozers.
The Tujang Area Chiefs’ Organisation stated that to implement any kind of development projects or preservation activities, the consent of the local stakeholders is needed.
Mahousa KNBA Lup plans to lay foundation stone for construction of a religious temple at the peak of Mt Koubru.