Liangmai bodies reiterate stand on MLA Nemcha
Source: The Sangai Express
Senapati, December 10 2016:
As per the decision of a joint meeting of the Joint Action Committee for Protection of Liangmai Ancestral Land (JAC-PLAL) and Liangmai Naga Council, Manipur (LNC-M) held on December 9 at Senapati HQs, it was resolved that the condemnation of Kangpokpi AC MLA Nemcha Kipgen for her statement "which threatened our land and rights of the tribals in favour of Nepalese shall prevail till that time she withdraws her statement.
"The Liangmai people regarded the Kangpokpi MLA as a tribal representative and we held grudge before this incident.
However, we were provoked by her statement and compelled to react on it," JAC-PLAL said in a statement.
The meeting also opined that the ultimatum served by Kuki Chief Association of Kangpokpi Assembly Constituency to the JAC-PLAL was unfortunate.
"That, the JAC expected support from every right thinking tribal forums as JAC was simply defending the tribal land from Nepali," it further said.