CM's moving gesture touches hearts of thousands

IMPHAL, Oct 11 (DIPR) : Chief Minister N Biren Singh touched the hearts of the thousands of people gathered at the Go to Hills 2.0 held at Brigadier Thomas Ground, today as he immediately provided a wheelchair to a differently-abled person who went up to the stage to submit a memorandum seeking financial assistance for the construction of All Disabled Union Sadar Hills, Kangpokpi.
After receiving the memorandum, the Chief Minister asked Thangmonlal Hangshing whether he has got the wheelchair which is being provided by the Government to the differently-abled persons under CMST scheme.
His reply made the Chief Minister instruct the officials of the Social Welfare Department to provide a wheelchair on the spot. Later, the Chief Minister handed over the wheelchair to Thangmonlal Hangshing. Such an overwhelming gesture was appreciated by thousands of people gathered at the ground. Talking to DIPR, Thangmonlal Hangshing said that he had never expected such a moving gesture from the Chief Minister. He expressed his gratitude to the Chief Minister and the Government officials for providing him a wheelchair during the function. He also appreciated the Government under the leadership of N Biren Singh for its people centric governance and for implementation of various welfare schemes for poor and needy people.