MUA, MSU oppose
Source: The Sangai Express
Chandel, December 11 2016:
Maring Uparup Assembly (MUA) and Maring Students' Union (MSU) have strongly opposed the creation of seven new districts particularly Tengnoupal district without consulting the stakeholders of the respective district concerned.
In a statement, MUA and MSU said that the State Government has violated the rights of the Hill Area Committee under article 371C.The State Government's intention is govern the State without implementing the rights given to the hill districts.
Instead of resolving the issue of economic blockade, the State Government created 7 new districts only for political mileage, the statement said.
It further said that the State Government, Congress ADC Members of 42-Tengnoupal, local MLA D Korungthang should be held responsible for any untoward incident that may arise due to the creation of the new districts.