Detained UNC leaders released unconditionally; Grand reception held at Senapati Town Hall
Source: IT News
Imphal, March 20 2017:
Following the lifting of the 139 days economic blockade on both the national Highways, charged sheet frame against two leaders of the United Naga Council (UNC) Gaidon Kamei and S.Stephen Lamkang had been withdrawn and the CJM Imphal East today released both the leaders.
A grand reception function of the two UNC leaders – President Gaidon Kamei and Publicity secretary Stephen Sk was held today at Senapti Town hall today.
The two leaders were released after an agreement was reached between the government of India, Manipur Government and the UNC in yesterday's tripartite talk held at Senapati district head quarter.
Gaidon and Stephen were produced today at 10.30 am at the CJM Imphal East court and later released from there.
Talking to reporters UNC President Gaidon Kamei appreciated the move of the new N.Biren Singh led BJP coalition government for understanding the sentiments of the Naga people.
Whether or not the UNC's strong stand for revocation of the formation of the 7 new districts will be the agenda of the understanding, leaders of the UNC, had not spelled out anything on the matter saying that the grievances of the Naga people (UNC) has been fully endorsed by the new state government.
Yesterday too after the tripartite meeting, general secretary of the UNC, Milan had stated that the government of Manipur had agreed to start consultation with all stake holders to redress the issue arising out of the prolonged economic blockade.
At Imphal East CJM Court today, soon after the two UNC leaders were released, UNC representatives said that issues of the UNC will be discussed in the next political level talk.