Students burns Effigies of President, PM and HM; Protest held at various places

Students burns Effigies of President, PM and HM; Protest held at various places

Written By: / Monday, 04 February 2019 16:28

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Imphal, Feb 4,

Protesting against the contentious CAB, students of Imphal College today burnt effigies of President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the gate of their college.

Speaking to media persons a student protestor said that they burnt down the effigies of President, PM and HM showing their condemnation against Citizen Amendment Bill 2016. He also condemned the speech of President where he supported the bill neglecting the consent and the voices of the North East. He finally concluded that the students will support any movement against the bill organised by CSO’s and other student bodies.

 Meanwhile Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA), Manipur University Staffs’ Association (MUSA) and Manipur University Students’ Union also staged a sit-in-protest against the CAB at MU gate.

Speaking to media persons General Secretary of MUTA Lisam Sanjukumar said that the bill is a big threat to the indigenous people leaving the future generation of the North East indigenes at stake. He urged the government to withdraw the bill immediately.

Sit-in-Protest was also staged at various places, students and teachers of Macha Leima School also staged a sit-in-protest at the school gate. And also Meira Paibis and clubs of Brahmapur Nahabam staged a sit-in-protest at Brahmapur Nahabam Leikai opposing the Contentious Citizen Amendment Bill 2016.

It can be mention that protest against the bill has been done perpetually at many places. Torch rallies at many places were also reported yesterday night.

The mass protest was also organised by Heibong Leirak Youth Assn & Linthoingambi Meira Paibi Kiyam Siphai Thoubal, Thoubal Wangmataba Mathak and Makha  Meira Paibi Lup at Thoubal Wangmataba Devi Mandam, New Ideal Club Athokpam Khunou and Meira Paibi Lup at Athokpam Khunou, students of Sofia English School Thoubal, Paradise English School Thoubal Okram and KM Blooming School Khangabok also formed human chain to protest CAB in front of their respective school.

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Rinku Khumukcham

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