MOREH| Aug 21: The 48-hour bandh called by various CVOs of Moreh in protest against the reported activities of harassment and intimidations meted out to labourers by 43 AR personnel at Moreh Gate number-I, has severely affected normal functioning in the border town.
During the bandh called by Hill Tribal Council (HTC), Kuki Women Union and Human Rights (KWO and HR), Kuki students Organisation (KSO), Moreh Youth Club (MYC) and All Moreh Traders Association (AMTA), there was complete shutdown in Moreh town with no vehicles plying on the streets and all government and educational educations remaining shutdown. While business establishments in the town remained closed, it has also been reported that the Nanphalon market in Myanmar also witnessed total absence of customers although the market remained opened. With no vehicles operating on the Imphal-Moreh road, the absence of businessmen and business transactions were also noticed.
It has also been reported that bandh supporters in several parts of moreh town barricaded the roads with burning tyres including the approach road to AR post. Meantime, there has been any reported incident of casualties or any unwarranted activities till the time of filing this report.moreh bandh