Imphal, June 10: A day after JAC formed against the 3 ILPS related Bills and the Outer Manipur Tribals’ Forum had called 24 hour total shut down in tribal inhabited areas of the state, the tribal body today begins 10 days economic blockade at both National highways of the state. Following the economic blockade almost all goods ferrying trucks had been put to halt , some stranded at Mao gate and some at Jiribam.
Police excess on June 7 evening to a group of anti Bills supporters at New Delhi had poured fuel to the anger of the JAC from aginst the 3 ILPS related Bills.
The protestors were reportedly satging protest in front of the Manipur Bhawan at New Delhi to express their grievances to the delegation of the All Political party, that time staying at Manipur Bhawan. At least 60 demonstrators including 21 women were reportedly injured in the police action.
The economic blockade called which begins today is being supported by various tribal bodies including the UNC.
Report reaching here said that large number anti ILPS Bills Protestors blocked road at Kangpokpi area.
On the other hand anti ILPS Bills protestors had begin sit-in-protest at Churachandpur area at different places.
Mention may be made that the anti Bills protestors had still keep the 9 dead body which were killed during a protest against the passing of the Bills last years. Government invitation had been denied by the JAC from against the Bills and there is no meeting point till today.