Manipur and Arunachal have a rich culture and heritage manifested in the dances, songs and Festivals of the various tribes and communities- N Biren Singh, CM Manipur
Attending as the Chief Guest at the 52nd Central Solung Celebration of the Adi Community, at Giidi-Notko, Pasighat of Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh called for fostering and strengthening ties between Manipur and Arunachal and North East as a whole through the promotion of cultural exchanges.
He said that Arunachal and Manipur have a rich culture and heritage manifested in the dances, songs and Festivals of the various tribes and communities, which symbolizes the spirit of unity in diversity. He invited for participation of cultural troupe from Arunachal in the upcoming Sangai Festival in Manipur and also extended his invitation to the Chief Minister of Arunachal and his team.
The Manipur Chief Minister said that Arunachal Pradesh is one of the fastest growing states of the country in terms of performance and development. He lauded the Chief Minister Pema Khandu for his deep commitment, sincerity and hardwork for the development of the state. He said Arunachal in two years has taken giant step towards development and would be difficult for state like Manipur to catch with such pace. Earlier, the Manipur CM also released the Solung Souvenir.
Khandu in his speech thanked Manipur CM and Dy Speaker K. Robindro Singh and MLAS and Guests from Manipur for joining in the Solung festival of the Adi Community. He said that this is maiden visit of the Manipur CM to the State on the festive occasion of the Solung Festival while adding that that we must continue such efforts for strengthening the ties of the sister states of Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh in various areas.