Stage set for anti-Sadar hills rally
Source: Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, November 12 2011:
Stating that the Committee Against the Creation of Sadar Hills District (CACSHD) has made necessary preparations for successful staging of its silent rally on November 17 at Imphal as per provisions under Article 19 (a) (b) (d) of the Indian Constitution, the Co-Convenor of the Committee M Panam has asserted that any attempt to the thwart the rally from any quarters including government agencies would be in violation of the Indian Constitution.
In a statement, the Co-Convenor observed that the government of Manipur should not try to prevent the democratic citizens from exercising their Constitutional rights, but rather extend maximum support and co-operation to uphold the democratic rights of its people.
It may be noted here that the rally has been proposed to express dissatisfaction over signing of memorandum of understanding between the government of Manipur and Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee without sensing the feeling of the affected people.