Violence will not solve any problem: Sonia Gandhi

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Imphal, Nov 12 (ANI): Expressing concern over the problems faced by the people in Manipur because of the menace of militancy in the region, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said any problem could be solved only through dialogue and not violence.

Sonia Gandhi said it was now time to work together for peace and development and every section of society must get the benefits of various developmental programmes being implemented with the help of the Centre.

"Education should reach all sections of people, particularly youth and with an intention of improving education, the Centre had converted the former J N Hospital into Jawahal Lal National Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal and asked the youths to utilise these facilities to become best doctors," she added, while addressing a public meeting at the historic Kangla fort here today.

Sonia Gandhi earlier inaugurated the Khuga dam in Churachandpur district, which has been built at a cost of Rs crore. She also inaugurated the three newly constructed market complexes in Imphal.

The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson laid the foundation of Indira Gandhi Tribal National University at Makhan in Senapati District during her visit to the State. (ANI)

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