Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, July 30 2011:
To ensure success of the economic blockade called by Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee with effect from midnight of July 31 till August 7 midnight over its demand for upgrading Sadar Hills into a full-fledged revenue district, mobilisation has stepped up.
As part of this mobilisation process, a joint meeting of the chiefs of around 40 villages and representatives of civil societies was held at New Keithelmanbi along National Highway 53 today.
At the meeting, a sub-committee comprising 12 members has been constituted to ensure the success of the proposed economic blockade on that side.
Similar joint meetings were also reportedly held at Keithelmanbi, Motbung and Sapermeina along National Highway 39 .