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Youngest MLA in Manipur reaches out to IDPs in Saikul

First Published: 12th November, 2023 17:25 IST

Kimneo Haokip Hangshing visited a relief camp set up at Litan Sareikhong where more than five hundred IDPs are currently sheltering at the camp.

In a noble gesture to protect Internally Displaced People from the harsh winter weather, Saikul MLA Kimneo Haokip Hangshing, distributed winter requirements to IDPs sheltering in relief camps in her constituency today.

Kimneo Haokip Hangshing is the first woman MLA from Saikul under Kangpokpi district and the youngest legislator among the 60 MLAs in Manipur.

She visited a relief camp set up at Litan Sareikhong where more than five hundred IDPs are currently sheltering at the camp. The MLA distributed winter requirements including blankets, mattresses, and baby’s healthcare among many others while she also met a newborn baby at the relief camp.

The MLA said that the harsh winter weather landed early this year and inmates are struggling to withstand the cold.
She also conveyed her appreciation to the inmates for their resilience and strength during challenging times while adding that the situation at relief camps is under constant monitoring.

The MLA also had an interaction with the internally displaced children inquiring about their education and well-being while taking stock of the situation as she met with the inmates and authority concerned. Earlier, the MLA also visited many other relief camps and reached out to the inmates with vital requirements.

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