Imphal, June 28 (UNI) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday appealed to guard the Manipuri pony which is on the verge of extinction.

He inspected a 30-acre Pony Breeding Floor at Lamphelpat, Imphal West which was allotted to Manipur Horse Driving and Polo Affiliation (MHRPA). He additionally inspected a pony breeding website at Pangei, Imphal East.

N. Biren said that Pony had been related to Manipur since time immemorial and had taken an vital position in driving out the Awa (Burma) from the State in the course of the Seven Years Devastation interval within the nineteenth century.

Nonetheless, as a result of lack of breeding floor, we might see a lot of pony gathered at many roads resulting in sure accidents and endangering the survival of the species.

The State Authorities together with MHRPA had began bringing the ponies to breeding floor, he added.

He was shocked to be taught from consultants that Manipur Pony is the one horse breed which has adaptability for feeding at swampy land and expressed his proud feeling for the distinctiveness of the horse.

He stated that the State Authorities had made a plan to preserve water our bodies for which 427 acre of land can be dug.

Stating that these muds popping out from digging can be used to degree up the breeding floor at Lamphelpat, he added that the breeding floor can be upgraded to make it a everlasting breeding floor for ponies.

He additionally knowledgeable {that a} Polo Floor every can be developed in 5 valley districts including that Sagol Kangjei (polo) Floor at Wangjing Tentha Awang Leikai, Thoubal District can be developed first.

Sustaining that the State Authorities had been taking on all potential measures to safeguard the Manipur Pony, he urged the horse breeders to not let their ponies collect at roadside and to deliver them to the breeding floor at Lamphelpat if the breeders don’t have such facility at their locations.

Later, the Chief Minister additionally took inventory of the progress of the development of Polo Floor at Ebudhou Marjing Eco-Tourism Park.



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