CSOs to discuss economic blockades on October 20
Source: Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, October 16 2011:
A discussion on the ongoing economic blockades of SHDDC and UNC will be held on October 20 at the Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul Imphal said Poirei Leimarol Meira Paibi Apunba Manipur President Memchoubi today.
Representatives of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Meira Paibis and Intellectuals will be participating in the discussion function.
Addressing reporters in a press meet held at Keishampat, Imphal, Memchoubi asserted that the ongoing economic blockade has caused many inconveniences to the people of the state.
She appealed to the various CSOs, Meira Paibi organisations and intellectuals of the state to attend the discussion.
S Ibetombi, President of Women's Association for Civic Action Kangleipak (WASAK) said that both the state and central government are not doing anything to solve the Sadar Hills issue and lift the ongoing economic blockades even though people of the state is facing many untold miseries due to the economic blockades.
If the blockade was imposed in other parts of the mainland India, the Prime Minister himself would have rushed and solve the issue, she said.
President of Apunba Manipur Kanba Ima Lup Ch Sakhi, president of Kanglei Lamjing Apunba Meira Lup (Kanglamei) Y Leirikleima also attended the press meet.