Pherzawl (INPUI): Pherzawl District was inaugurated yesterday by Manipur chief minister Pu Ibobi Singh in the presence of Hill Areas Committee chairman and MLA Pu Chaltonlien Amo.
Ibobi arrived at Pherzawl in a helicopter and was welcomed by the new Deputy Commissioner and Hmar community leaders. "Pherzawl District will be an example for development and I wish every effort is made from officials and the locals to make it a success story," Ibobi said.
Cultural dances were also exhibited for the guests and the public.
Speaking on the occasion, an emotional Pu Amo said the newly created district "is way beyond the expectations of our people" and that it is the "duty of everyone to ensure it functions properly."
The event was also attended by Hmar community leaders besides members of the Pherzawl District Demand Committee.