Imphal March 28,
With the non functioning of Night Service of Primary Health Centre of Nongpok Sekmai irate Meira Paibis and Socialist Students’ Union of Manipur (SSUM) today locked down the health centre and halt the services including OPD of the centre.
Speaking to media persons General Secretary of SSUM highlighted that the Health centre was also previously locked down by local by meira paibis for the non functioning of health centre but was opened again by the assurance from the authorities that the night service will function again. He further said that as the night service was functionless till now, the irate locals and the student body locked it down again.
Later in the evening MLA of the area Th. Radheshyam without concerning the protestors broke the lock and opened the Health Centre adding fuel to the burning fire to the irate protestors. The protestors began to agitate even more and the police personnel controlled the mob. Minister Radheshyam escaped from the scene leaving behind the angry locals.
Soon after Chief Medical Officer of Thoubal came at the spot and assured them that they will look after the health centre and also guaranteed that they will begin the Night Service which later lifted the locking down of the PHC.
Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]
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