Kangpokpi-bound rice intercepted
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, September 13 2011:
Meira Paibis intercepted a mini Tata truck 407 from carrying rice and sugar to Kangpokpi at Nagamapal area last night.
In all 40 bags of rice and 10 bags of sugar were pulled down from the truck contending that no food items should be taken as the whole people of Manipur have been subjected to shortage of food on account of imposition of indefinite economic blockade along the National Highways over the Sadar hills district demand.
The intercepted rice and sugar were distributed free of cost among the children homes and destitute homes at Deulahlane, Lei-Ingkhol, Tera, Nongmeibung, Thangmeiband Yumnam Leikai, etc in the morning today.