In an encouraging move, Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla had an interaction session with the lady officers and better halves of the high ranking senior officers of the State at the residence of the State Chief Secretary R R Rashmi Sanjenthong in Imphal on Saturday.
Addressing the interaction session, Dr Heptulla said that the day’s party reminded her of March 8 every year when she used to have a garden party with the wives of MPs, ministers ,officers & diplomats numbering to a total strength to around 600-700.
“I am happy that no other person other than the Prime Minister of India himself has launched this campaign of discovering Manipur and the North-East,” said the Governor.
“I am really very happy to be posted in Manipur. Manipur has got its own paradise, we have to develop it, make it known, it has to be discovered,” she added.
“Today is our day. Let’s meet more often. Let’s think of doing something good for the people”, she further said.
Governor Dr Heptulla also assured that she is ready to provide any assistance as and when required.
The Governor was presented a bouquet and other items as token of appreciation at the party. The better halves of the Chief Minister N Biren Singh and top-ranking officers were present at Saturday’s interactive programme.
Wife of the Chief Secretary Neeraja Rashmi and lady officers of Manipur also attended the meet, according to official sources available in Imphal.