Imphal, Dec 10
Even as the MANPAC which has been spearheading mass agitation against the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 has suspended their agitation following the announcement of the Home Minister Amit Shah for extension of ILPS in the state, the All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) went ahead with their 15 hours total shut down called today.
The 15 hours total shut down has seriously affected the normal life across the state. Scene witness in many parts of the state stands no difference from other total shut down called by other organizations earlier. All shops and business establishment in main Khwairamband Keithel, Paona Keithel, Thangal Keithel remain closed. Before the state government announced state holiday for celebration about the announcement by the Union Home Minister for extension of ILPS in the state, the AMSU had requested to postponed the ongoing examination to the authority of the Manipur University as well as to the DM University and the exam had already been postponed.
There was however no untoward incident witnessed during the 15 hours total shut down.
Meanwhile, MANPAC postponed its scheduled public meeting announced yesterday by the Convenor Yumnam Dilipkumar. The meeting was scheduled to be held at the office premises of AMUCO at Kwakeithel. Speaking to this reporter a member of the MANPAC said that the proposed meeting is being postponed due to the total shut down called by the AMSU.
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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