'Lift economic blockade on Imphal-Moreh road'
Source: Hueiyen News Service / Gyanand Naorem
Kakching, September 07 2011:
While appreciating the decision of the United Naga Council (UNC) to lift its bandh on the national highways, the Imphal Moreh Highway Welfare Committee (IMHWC) appealed to UNC to lift its economic blockade on the Imphal Moreh road.
Speaking in a press meet held at H Wajang, General Secretary, IMHWC Hangkhong Saka said that the ongoing blockades on the National Highways by SHDDC and UNC has caused enough hardships to the people of the state.
He said that the unlike other businessmen who are doing their business through Imphal-Dimapur section of NH 2 the small time businessmen are doing some small business to run their families.
He appealed to relax the blockade for at least two to three hours a day on humanitarian ground.
He also appealed to SHDDC and UNC to opt other means of agitation instead of general strike and economic blockade on the highways.