Imphal July 23,
Normalcy in Thangmeiband area has been severely affected as JAC formed against the mysterious death of Babysana intensifies its agitation demanding justice for the victim by shutting down Thangmeiband area.
The JAC, also called all Manipur Bandh from 6 am tomorrow till 6 am of July 25 after the government fails to fulfill the demand.
During the total shut down today, all areas of Thangmeiband bore deserted look as shops and business establishment shut down. The streets were also empty as protestors prevented vehicular movement. Shops around Thangal Bazar were also deeply affected because of the bandh and were shut down.
Since early morning today women folks came to the street and blocked road. The passerby were made to return and some were diverged to pass through DM college.
Meanwhile huge numbers of student volunteers of All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) came from their office towards the streets of Thangmeiband shouting slogans demanding justice for Babysana who died at the hostel of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School.
Later the students along with the women and the people of Thangmeiband continue to block the road and further they staged sit-in-protest at Thangmeiband Meisnam Leikai.
It was earlier mention that the JAC will intensify the movement for the justice of Babysana.
Speaking to media persons President of AMSU Peter Laishram declared that they will support all the movements taken up by JAC to deliver justice and also will intensify it.
He further alleged that death of Babysana was a conspired murder by the authorities of the school as a child of 14 years was found dead in her dormitory and no one notice where 37 students stayed in it. He strongly condemned such act.
“There was no clarification by the authorities of Standard Robarth and also the government not even assured to give justice to find the culprit”, he added.
He strongly condemned the lack of rules and regulations for the boarding and hostel and added that the government should establish rules and regulations for hostels and boarding at the earliest.
Peter warned that they will intensify the movement until the culprit were found and deliver justice to the deceased child.
Chingkheinganba has been a journalist for more than 4+ years and is popular among the team for his reporting style. In his spare time, he teaches kids from his locality. He and his parents reside in Singjamei Chingamakha Kshetri Leikai . He holds a Masters Degree in Mass Communication from Manipur University. Chingkheinganba is available via email at [email protected]
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