Imphal, Jan 27,
Proscribed group People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) has claimed to have blasted series of bomb in and around Imphal area as a part of the boycott called on Indian Republic Day . A statement by the Secretary in charge, Publicity and propaganda of the PREPAK , Leibaakngakpa Luwang said that bomb were blasted on the evening of January 25 at around 8 pm near Lamphel Power House , a day before the republic Day celebration. At around 5 am of January 26 , when the state was preparing for celebration of the republic day under tight security arrangement a bomb was blasted at Santa Market, Thoubal Yairipok ; at 6.50 am another bomb blasted at Singjamei Wangma Thongkhong Kshetrileikai and at 1 pm one more blasted at the wall of the BRTF near lamphel Sankar Talkies.
“The incidents of the bomb blasts were deliberately executed as a part of the boycott of the 70th Republic day celebration of Colonial master India called by fraternal Revolutionary organizations of WESEA region”, the PREPAK statement said.
The PREPAK further said that Mongoloid communities of the WeSEA region are different from the Aryan people and the opposition of the Republic day celebration of India in this part of the region ever since 1950 is being clearly indicated by the series of blast.
The PREPAK statement also vowed that the freedom of the country will be forcibly taken back from the colonial master.
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