Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam today came down heavily to the JAC of Churchandpur alleging them of violating the rights to perform the last rites of the 9 dead bodies which were killed during the anti-ILPS related Bills protest at Churachandpur . “Our custom did not allow us to keep dead body for long but keeping dead body for long has now become a custom of the state”, Gaikhangam said while speaking during 76th Nupi Lal Memorial function organized by the Nupi Lal Ningsing Thousil Lup at Khwairamband Ima Keithel.
He further said that justice should be provided as according to the law of the land and no person is above the law. He added that there is no need to harass the dead bodies while seeking for a solution.
“Keeping the dead body for long is harassing the dead and their rights should be respected”, Gaikhangam said.
Gaikhangam further appealed the mothers of the community to guide the society to the right direction stating that their role is important in this crucial days.
Social welfare and co-operation minister AK.Mirabai and chairperson of IMC A Nimai Sharma attended the function as president and guest of Honor respectively.