Imphal: Manipur chief secretary Vineet Joshi mooted the need to introduce Meitei/Meetei language, which is the local language of the state while filing FIRs and asserted that the same will facilitate the people in communicating their complaints and grievances.

The chief secretary was speaking in a Seminar-cum-Training Programme of Master Trainers of the 3 (three) new Criminal Laws, conducted by the Law and Legislative Affairs department, Manipur on Thursday,  Hotel Imphal.

He urged those concerned to ensure that the language of the public is used while communicating with them so as to avoid common misinterpretation.

He emphasized on the three new laws, namely, the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023; the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023 enacted by the Parliament, which will come into force on 1st July, 2024, and said that new laws are made by the Country removing the archaic laws which were made by the British Government. Stating that the move is a big change for a New India, he asserted that through the three laws, the Government of India has tried to give justice to its citizens.

The chief secretary pointed out the critical role of media and social media in disseminating information on the three new criminal laws to the public. He urged them to take extra initiatives in ensuring that only the right and correct information reaches to each and every individual of the state.

DGP Rajiv Singh also highlighted the significance of the three new Criminal Laws which have brought major changes in the Indian Criminal Justice System. He appealed to the public for their support and cooperation in ensuring effective implementation of the system. He thanked the Law and Legislative Affairs department for organising such a seminar.

The event was also attended by Justice Kh. Nobin Singh (Retd.), director, Manipur Judicial Academy; Ch. Momon Singh, Asst. professor, LMS Law College, DMU and Nungshitombi Athokpam, commissioner (Law), Manipur, lawyers and police officials.

In the second session, a presentation of paper on three new Criminal Laws with more emphasis on “Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023” was given by Resource person Ch. Momon Singh. Another presentation of paper on three new Criminal Laws, its perspective, roles, function and responsibilities of stakeholders etc., was made by resource person Justice Kh. Nobin Singh.

The session also witnessed a power point presentation by Suzane Thingbaijam, deputy secretary (Law), Manipur.

In the third session, an interaction programme was held with Justice Kh. Nobin Singh and Ch. Momon as moderator no. 2, wherein Justice Kh. Nobin ended the programme by announcing recommendations.

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