The All Jiribam Tribal Union (AJTU) which called Bandh on NH-37 (Jiribam- Imphal) road has crippled traffic flow on the road.
The total shutdown on NH-37 came into force from 5 AM to 12 midnight today demanding the government to allow the tribal villages of Jiribam to pay hill house tax which had been paid by the hill villagers of Jiribam since 1920s till 2016.
During todays total shutdown all the goods laden vehicles proceeding towards Imphal were stranded at Jiribam District.
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]