Rally against price hike
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, August 20 2011:
Along with taking out a mass protest rally against hike in the price of essential commodities following imposition of indefinite economic blockade along the National Highways over the demand for upgradation of Sadar hills to a revenue district, a memorandum has been submitted to the Government for taking up necessary action against those who are hiking the prices.
Organised jointly by All India Youth Federation, Bishnupur District Council and Keithel Chaokhat Lup, Langmeidong, the protest rally was taken out from Bishnupur Bazar to the office complex of Deputy Commissioner of Bishnupur district where a memorandum was submitted to the Government through the head of district administrator.
The protest rally preceded a mass demonstration against price hike at Bishnupur Bazar from 10 am to 5 pm.
The protestors demanded that the Government to take action against those who are hiking the price of essential commodities and resolve the issue over Sadar hills district demand at the earliest possible.