Tribal intellectual meet held
Source: Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, March 11 2013:
All Tribal Chiefs' Forum, Manipur today held a one-day tribal intellectual meeting at the Conference Hall, Imphal Hotel here.
A statement of the forum said that the meeting was organized to discuss on the Manipur Government's failure to include a representative from the forum to review the Manipur (Hill Areas) District Councils Act, 1971 and the Manipur (Village Authorities in Hill Areas) Act 1956 and Rules framed thereunder.
The meeting unanimously resolved to form a committee to make a proposal for an amendment to the Acts which will be suitable and acceptable to the tribal customary laws and traditional practices, and the same would be submitted to the expert committee for seeking approval of the Government, it said and warned of agitation in the event of the Government's failure to accept it.