Residents of Vanghmun village in Jampui Hills in North Tripura on Wednesday witnessed the arrival of a chief minister after a gap of 20 years.

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb on Wednesday arrived in Vanghmun to inaugurate the Framers Knowledge Centre and a tourist lodge.

He was accompanied by state tourism minister Pranajit Singha Roy, state social welfare and social education minister Santana Chakma and MLA Bhagaban Das.

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Addressing the public, Deb said, “I appeal to the people of Vanghmun to maintain a peaceful atmosphere to facilitate growth and development of the region.”

“Hatred and bitterness cannot bring prosperity to a nation or a state,” he said.

The chief minister also applauded the people of their untiring efforts to make Vanghmun the cleanest village in Tripura.

The chief minister also said that construction of a road connecting the village to Shimlung is being implemented at a cost of Rs 309.43 crore.

Panna Ghosh

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