Joint body of Civil bodies prepare for total shut down on the day CAB 2016 is table in Rajya Sabha

Joint body of Civil bodies prepare for total shut down on the day CAB 2016 is table in Rajya Sabha

Written By: / Friday, 01 February 2019 16:51

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Imphal, Feb 1,

After Manipur was put to a standstill due to General Strike called against the Citizenship Amendment Bill , 2016 yesterday, People Alliance Manipur (PAM), a joint body of different organisation has announced total shut down in the entire state of Manipur on the day of tabling the contentious CAB at Rajya Sabha.

In a Press meet organised by Socialist Women Association (SWA), Young Communist League (YCL) and All Manipur Muslim Organisation Coordinating Committee (AMMOCOC) at Press Club today President of AMMOCOC’s President SM Jalal said that a joint forum comprising of 131 clubs and organisation named People Alliance Manipur (PAM) has formed to fight against the contentious CAB.

Speaking to media persons Jalal said that a mass protest which includes Meira rallies, Sit-in-protest and human chain protest will also be done from 6pm of the 3rd Feb to 6pm of the next day. He further said that they will not accept the statement of the Home Minister verbally assuring that the bill will not affect the state until given in a written form.

Jalal said that they will continue and intensify the movement against the contentious CAB until the said Bill is withdrawn.

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