Imphal, Jun 19 (PTI) Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today said that the state government would provide vocational training to surrendered militants of the state to enable them maintain their livelihood.

Biren said this in a press conference after a self styled commander of the banned outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP Lamphel group) surrendered with two 9 mm pistols and nine ammunition.

Appealed to all to leave violence, the chief minister said that the government was open for dialogues in order to bring development in the state.

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