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Students and Meira paibis continue to throng at the residence of MLAs; Police fires tear gas shell to disperse protestors

IT News

Imphal, Nov 13

A large number of protestors who tried to throng in to the residence of MLA Paonam Brojen at Wangjing Tentha in Thoubal district were dispersed by a police team by firing tear gas shell. The Meira Paibis and locals who were staging protest under the aegis of the COCOMI had a strong confrontation with a police team who intervene them on their way. The police team later fire tear gas shells and dispersed the protestors. 15 protesters were reportedly detained by the police team.  The Meira rally which started from Wangjing Hodamba Pukhri Achouba Lampak was organised by All Wangjing Youth Organization.

On the other hand, several students of Yairipok area, including volunteers of AMSU Thoubal district committee and other Students in Yairipok area storm the residence of MLA Meghachandra’s house located at Yairipok Bishnunaha at around 11.45 am on Wednesday.

The MLA was not available at his residence at the time. However, they spoke to the PRO of the MLA and submitted their demands to him. The PRO assured the students that he will convey their demands to the MLA. Prior to the storming at the MLA’s residence, the students took out a rally in and around Yairipok road, shouting slogans like “Long live Manipur” and “Do not destroy harmony”. The students also shouted slogan demanding the MLA to announce his stance on the Naga peace talk issue in order to safeguard Manipur’s territory.

Rabi Takhellambam

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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