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Zeliangrong bodies burnt effigies of CM and Dy. CM

Protesting the visit of the Chief Minister Okram Ibobi SIngh and Deputy Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh who were inaugurating the Orange Festival in the district today, Various Zeliangrong bodies today burnt the effigies of both the CM and the Deputy CM terming them as anti Naga and Anti tribal. In a joint statement signed by Titus Kamei, President ZYF, Rathailung Gangmei, Chairman ZYF Tamenglong , Thomas Kamei, President ZB (Manipur), Agipou Pamei, Chairman, ZB Tamenglong Zone and Ahinguu Riamei, President Zeliangrong Baudi, the present Manipur Government under the CM O Ibobi as communal government. It said the two leaders of the Manipur Government had come to Tamenglong in the name of Orange Festival to suppress the people of Tamenglong district. The press statement also recalls the killing of two students at Mao gate, two students at Ukhrul and another nine tribal including a minor at Churachandpur in the backdrop of the mass protest spark after the passing of the 3 ILPS Bills at which they term it as anti tribal Bills. The joint statement further said that no benefit has been provided to the Orange grower of Tamenglong district even though they have been organising the festival for 12 years. It said cores of rupees have been released by centre but the Manipur government misappropriated it for their own benefit. 

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