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DESAM, AIIMS supports MANPAC’s Shintha Leppa protest

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Imphal, Dec 8

Two more students’ bodies – Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur   (DESAM) and Apunba Ireipakki Maheiroi Sinpang Lup  (AIIMS) has extended support to the intense agitation announced by the Manipur Peoples’ Against CAB which is scheduled to start from 1 pm tomorrow.

In a press conference held today at his office premises, DESAM representative said that the students’ bodies stand with those opposing the CAB that will be introducing in the Lok Sabha on December 9.

It may be mentioned that large number of womenfolk under the aegis of the MANPAC yesterday thronged to the residence of Lok Sabha MP Dr. Ranjan and Rajya Sabha MP Bhabananda urging them to oppose the Bill when it was tabled in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.  

Earlier, All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) had also called 15 hours total shut down in the state showing solidarity to the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO).

On the other hand protests were staged today at different places in the state under the aegis of MANPAC. At Nambol large number of people staged a sit- in-protest at Nambol Bazar in Bishnupur district showing strong opposition to any move for passing of the contentious CAB, 2019. Similar protest was held at Singjamei, Moirang etc.

Ashinikumar Mutum

Ashinikumar Mutum, a resident of Sagolband Meino Leirak has been writing for Imphal Times since 2016. He handles mostly Press release and announcement related news. Ashinikumar is also a social worker. He can be emailed at [email protected]

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