Rallies, sit-in endorse demand for indigenes only ACs

CHRONICLE BUREAU
IMPHAL, 22nd July: Supporting the demand of Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) for declaring Wangkhei, Thangmeiband, Uripok, Sagolband, Sugnu, Bishnupur, Kangpokpi and Jiribam as reserved assembly constituencies for indigenes, students of different schools took out rallies at Imphal and Mayang Imphal on Saturday.

Students of Comet School, Regular English School, Millennium Higher Secondary School and Imphal Valley Academy also staged sit-in protest and formed human chain along Tiddim road to exert pressure on the government on the issue. These schools also assured unstinted support to the movement of KSA in future.

Meanwhile, responding to the call KSA, many students of schools of Mayang Imphal took out a protest rally and formed human chain. Extending support to the cause, TG Higher Secondary School and Modern college units of KSA urged the government to fulfil the demands in order to safeguard the rights of indigenous people. The units affirmed that they will take active part in the movement.


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