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Bandh disrupt normalcy; Chief Minister says it happen every time; Dy CM says he will give comment tomorrow

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Imphal, Aug 24: Indefinite Manipur Bandh called by the Manipur Police recruitment DPC appeared candidates of 2013 from yesterday midnight has severely affected normalcy in the state putting life to a grinding halt at some of the area.
The bandh called by the constable appeared candidates demanding revocation of the state cabinet decision for cancellation of the recruitment is in no mood for consideration to the Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam as both reluctant to give proper comment to the queries by reporters at Hotel Imphal when asked their responses.
“It happen every time, it is not new”, was the answer replied to reporters by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi.
Deputy Chief Minister Gakhangam, who is also in-charge of Home tried to sideline the matter which cripple normal life in the state saying that he will make some statement tomorrow.
Meanwhile, bandh supporters at many places burnt tyres in the middle of the road, placed woods and vandalised vehicles which violated the indefinite bandh.
At Kakching life was put to standstill with supporters preventing movements of vehicles and shutting all sort of business establishment including Kakching Keithel and other shops.
Since early morning today bandh supporters places woods and other materials in the middle of the road at Langthabal area. Report said that heated argument arises between a van driver transporting newspaper to other district at Langthabal area. Latter, the matter was settled after leaders of the constable appeared body settled the matter amicably.
At Khumbong area bandh supporters even stopped AR vehicle which was travelling to their camp at Keithelmanbi.
At Sardar Hills too the bandh is total, with student’s body TSA extending its support.
At around morning the bandh failed to give much impact in greater Imphal area. Vehicles were seen in the street but the number was slightly decrease. Passenger service diesel auto vehicles and some private vehicles were seen plying but less in normal from other days in the morning.
However, later on afternoon, street in Imphal area are seen deserted as vehicles stopped plying on the road.
Shops which were seen opened early in the morning were force to close down by bandh supporters.
Govt. offices witness thin attendance as many employees were stranded at various places due to the bandh.
Meanwhile, police has arrested around 18 bandh supporters from various places including Irilbung, Singjamei and other areas.

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