Chidambaram coming here today
Source: Hueiyen News Service

Imphal, February 02 2009: In an apparent link with impasse between the Assam Rifles and NSCN(IM) at Siroy village in Ukhrul district which ended today, Union Minister of Home Affairs, P Chitambaram will be arriving in Imphal tomorrow morning in a brief visit to Manipur and Nagaland.

Manipur government has received an intimation containing the tentative programme of his tour late this evening, official source said adding that on receipt of the intimation, state authority has also started security and other arrangements for the arriving VIP in the state capital.

Source said that as per the tour programme received by the state authority, Union home minister, P Chitambaram who leave the national capital New Delhi at 5.30 am in the morning in a special aircraft of the Indian air force and arrived in Tulihal airport, Imphal at around 8 am.

He will enter to the Raj Bhavan directly and will hold a meeting with the state Governor, Gurbachan Jagat.

This will be followed by another round of meeting with the top brass of the security force units deploying in the state.

The Union minister will chair a meeting to review the security meeting which will be held at the conference hall of the Old Secretariat in which top bureaucrat officers of the state government including the chief secretary, principal secretary and state DGP and other under rank officers.

The security meeting is consider to be a important one in the wake of AR-IM stand off at Siroy village in Ukhrul district which ended today.

Top officials of the state and Central security forces like the Assam Rifles, BSF, CRFP and Army in the state are likely table a brief account on the developing situation in the state arising out of the stand off and security position of the state.

Before concluding his four hour visit in the state and departure for Dimapur, Nagaland, P Chitambaram is likely to call on with the state chief minister, O Ibobi.

In the same like manner, the Union minister will hold security meeting with the top brass of the state and Central security set-ups of the state.

He will also hold talked with the officials of the cease fire monitoring cell of the IM and GOI, the source said.