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Ima Keithel and all its surrounding areas shut for a day to protest against the contentious CAB

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Imphal, Feb 9,

As a part of the indefinite on road mass agitation against CAB under the aegis of MANPAC, today the Emas staged protest at Khwairamband Keithel.

Speaking on the spot Convenor of MANPAC Phundreimayum Abdullah appealed the people to be ready to fight as the bill will possibly be passed at Rajya Sabha.

He also said that the law enforcement agency should know that the people have the right to protest and is entitled in the Constitution.

He further said that the government should withdraw the bill and not only that they should initiate a similar policy like NRC to identify and deport illegal migrants from the state.

Abdullah further condemned the racist policy of the Indian government to genocide the indigenous population of the state.

 Speaking at the protest DESAM’s advisor Moirangthem Angamba  said that the people needs to boycott the election as there is no use of the elected legislature who acted as a silent spectator during this crucial juncture of the state. He also added that every individual should unite to fight until the contentious CAB is withdrawn from the parliament.

“We should not be afraid to die if we want to live and let our future generation prosper”, added Angamba.

Earlier police personnel foil the protest organised at Singjamei Keithel.

Similar protest of the indefinite on road mass agitation was also done at various places by blocking half of the road.

People of Takyel Khongbal, Khongman Zone five, Thongju, Huidrom leikai, Khurai lamlong and Porompat by Saina Institute of Medical Sciences protested supporting the protest of MANPAC.

Effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home  Minister  Rajnath  and Chief minister N.Biren were also burnt down by the people of Tera, and the effigies were also burnt by the  six students bodies at Yairipok and also students of Manipur College burnt the effigies at Manipur college gate.

Slogans to withdraw Citizenship Amendment Bill and Down Down BJP Government filled the air at various protest site.

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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