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IMPHAL | Sept 3 : Condemning the possible extension of article 371-A in Manipur, various local bodies of Sagolband road staged a mass sit-in-protest today at their respective localities.
The protest was organised under the aegis of United Committee Manipur (UCM).
Speaking to media persons, secretary of Sagolband Meino Leirak Apunba Meira Paibi, Purnima said the people strongly condemn both the Central and state government for not considering about the prevailing issue of framework agreement which would affect the interests of Manipur. The government should take necessary steps to reveal the hidden agendas of framework agreement for the welfare of the state, she further said.
People will not compromise if the agreement affects interest of Manipur, she added.
She also expressed condemnations against the issuing of a transfer order for deputy commissioner, Tengnouupal, Tombikanta while the issue of border pillar number 81 is still pending.
She said the people will support any legitimate steps of UCM in order to save the integrity of Manipur.
The protest was staged at various places of Sagolband road starting from Sagolband Sinam Leikai to Langjing Achouba.~IFP