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PREPAK's 42nd Foundation
Questions the rationale behind living under the shadow of colonial rule

Source: IT News

Imphal, October 08 2019: Proscribed group People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK), which has been waging national liberation movement to regain the lost independence of the people of Kangleipak and for a progressive and egalitarian society for 42 years against against India to free Kangleipak greets the people of WESEA region in connection with the 42nd Foundation day of the armed group.

"With the coming of the 42nd Foundation Day, PREPAK pays revolutionary homage to those who laid down their lives in the revolutionary struggle to liberate Kangleipak from the clutches of colonialism.

PREPAK also sends its revolutionary greetings to the indigenous communities who have been living together facing brutal state repression at the hands of the colonisers, we also pay our revolutionary greetings to the leaders and friends in revolutionary parties, also to the parties engaged in revolutionary movement in WESEA and the people of the world oppressed by colonialism", a statement signed by Kh.

Sathy, Acting Chairman of the armed group said.

The statement also extended our heartiest greeting to brothers and sisters of print and electronic media, who are peforming their duties, day and night, reporting on important issues occurring in Kangleipak.

Issues and matters, with no conclusions at sight, have riddled Kangleipak and the suffering of the people of Kangleipak has reached its zenith now.

At this crucial juncture, the party finds that it is the need of the hour to convey its concerns to the people of Kangleipak so that all of us can contemplate and discuss them rigorously.

The ultimate decision is for the people to make, it added.

The outfit categorically rcounted the present status of the people grilling the series of history.

Imphal Times produce the details of what the outfit had stated.

Contradiction between Kangleipak and India: After Second World War, many oppressed nationalities of the world regained their lost freedom.

Kangleipak, which lost her freedom and became a British Protectorate after 1891 Anglo-Kanglei war, also regained her independence on August 14, 1947 .

With its own democratic constitution and national legislature, Kangleipak became an independent country.

The democratic constitution of Kangleipak was established on 1947 and a national assembly was formed through democratic election on October 18, 1948 .

After Philippines, Kangleipak became the second Asian country where a democratic government was established through universal adult franchise.

Under the aegis of British colonialism, Hindustan, now called Bharat/India, was formed for Hindus to spread the Hindu cultural hegemony.

With this understanding, Muslim representatives and representatives from Princely States were included in the Constituent Assembly.

Junagadh, Hyderabad, Kashmir, Kangleipak, Goa and Sikkim were forced into Indian Union using military might, violating all democratic rights of people of these territories.

On September 21, 1949, violating all international norms and treaties, India called the namesake King Bodhachadra to Shillong and force to signed the merger agreement under dueress putting him under house arrest.

In this manner, the independence of Manipur was snatched at the gun point of Assam Rifles platoons.

India forced King Bodhchandra, violating the provisions of Manipur Constitution Act (MCA) 1947 and Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VLCT), 1969, also known as 'treaty on treaties,' which rendered him powerless and with no authority on the matter, to signed the merger agreement at gun point.

This so-called agreement was rejected at the sitting at Manipur Assembly held at Johnstone School on September 28, 1949 .

The veil of Indian colonialism forced the national parliament, elected by both the people of valley and hills of Kangleipak, to oblivion.

Different organisations and educated youth of Manipur at that time voiced their opposition against this savage act of India.

This tragic event was reported in newspapers and magazines of Kangleipak and in the international media at that time.

(To be continued) .


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