SHADC resolves to make Sadar Hills a full fledged district
Memorandum submitted to CM
Source: Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, August 10 2011:
Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council (SHADC) organized a meeting at Hotel Imphal today pressurizing the state government to convert Sadar Hills into a full fledged district.
The meeting resolved to stick to its stand to make Sadar Hills into a full fledged district and submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister.
The meeting which was presided over by H Seipu, Chairman, Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council was organized to discuss as to how Sadar Hills could be converted into a full fledged district at the earliest.
The meeting finally resolved to pressurize the government to convert Sadar Hills into a full fledged district at the earliest possible time.
Speaking to Hueiyen Lanpao, Thanggoulun Kipgen, spokesperson of SHADC, said that the SHADC which had resolved to make Sadar Hills into a full fledged district was hopeful that the state government would take the issue seriously and abide by its demand.
The meeting also paid homage to the supporters of the agitation who have lost their lives.
He further said that a team of SHADC will be leaving Manipur for Delhi to meet the central leaders including the Prime Minister and Home Minister to discuss the issue of Sadar Hills district hood demand.
The memorandum was submitted to Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi around 2 pm after the meeting.
SHADC in its memorandum said that the Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council came into existence with its counterparts in other districts following an enactment by the Parliament simultaneously with the creation of Manipur Statehood with the provision of "the Manipur (Hill Areas) District Council Act, 1971".The government of Manipur declared all ADCs in other districts as full fledged but has refused to declare Sadar Hills as district even after 38 years of existence.
This act of the government is amazing.
It further said that the Districthood Demand Committee launching a set of demands for creation of a full fledged district with the over whelming aspiration of the people.
Unfortunately, it has created chaos and confusion among the people.
A delayed intervention of the state government may further escalate the tension of the rightful claim of the people.