Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Tuesday said the greatest religion is to serve the poor, needy and helpless people.
Biren said this at the 36th Anniversary Celebration of Yaibilen at Keibi Sanapat in Imphal East district.
Speaking as chief guest of the function, the chief minister said when the poor and helpless people are uplifted then ‘our society would be developed’.
Asserting that the objective of the present government is to serve the people of the State, he narrated that the government has initiated various schemes for the welfare of the people.
People’s blessings are showering upon us for our deeds, he added.
Stating that there will be peace when we have a healthy economy, the chief minister maintained that in the last two and half years, peace has prevailed in the State with the support of the people.
He stated that the people of the State are filled with enormous talents and innovative ideas that we could easily compete with the outside world.
Condemning the unwanted mob violence happened at Kha Potshangbam, Bishnupur district on Monday, the chief minister stated that such incident was not only barbaric but also inhuman.
He maintained that people should have deep spirituality connection as it would help in developing discipline in the society.
The chief minister appreciated those who are associated with the Yaibilen Children Home for their selfless sacrifice, dedication and commitment to nurture the children.
He said that the government will look after the proposal for providing grant-in-aid to the Yaibilen Children Home.
Minister for CAF&PD Karam Shyam, medical superintendent of JNIMS Dr Ningombam Jitendra, retired chief engineer Thangjam Joykumar, executive members of Yaibilen and others attended the function.