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Hill Area Autonomous District Council reiterates demands for devolution of Power

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Imphal, Aug 18,

A one day political conference of the members of the hill Area Autonomous District Council held at District Council Bhavan , Chingmeirong in Imphal today reiterated the demand for implementation of the Hill Areas Autonomous District Council Acts 1971.
The one political meet deliberated to the issues of the Autonomous District Councils finally comes to the point that devolution of power is a must in letter and spirit of the Act mentioned above.
Today’s political conference also resolved to have a separate Bedget Demand Head within the State Budget under the Section 45 and Rules 32 of the District Council Act 1971 and Rules 1972 for the Manipur Hill Area Autonomous District Councils.
Other demand resolved today are – enhancement of Salary and Allowances of the 6 District Council Members and ensuring provision for pension to all Ex- members and Council employees as per Section 27 (B) of the District Councils Act, 1971 as amended Act of 2008; filling up of all categories of vacant sanctioned posts  under the 6 District Councils of Manipur  at the earliest, on acquisition of land in the Hill districts the Manipur govt. be made mandatory to obtain prior consent from the District Councils . The one day political meets also resolved that the demands be meted out within September 2018 failing which a coordination committee will be form to launch democratic agitation.

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