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Violence in Manipur: Commodity trains arrive in the state for the first time, carrying essentials India News

Violence in Manipur: Commodity trains arrive in the state for the first time, carrying essentials  India News
GUWAHATI: Amidst the emotional turmoil, there was a small relief for Manipur on Monday as it got trains for the first time, a goods train Food and other carry essential The item, which is expected to ease commodity shortages in the violence-torn state.

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cm N Biren Singhwho was present at the newly constructed Khongsang railway station to receive the flagged-off inaugural freight train from Guwahati on Sunday, tweeted his joy at witnessing its “momentary arrival”.

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Khongsang station was commissioned in 2022 under the Jiribam-Imphal new line project, but is yet to be operational. The line was suspended on May 3 after violence broke out in the state. Union Home Minister Amit Shah said during his visit to Manipur on June 1 that a temporary railway station will be opened at Khongsang.

North East Frontier Railway CPRO Sabyasachi Dey said: “The NFR has allowed piecemeal re-booking of wagons in a special case… A marketing inspector has been specially deputed at Imphal to facilitate Manipur-based traders to make bookings.”

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