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KSO’s state wide bandh in connection with Chassad incident suspended

IT News

Imphal, March 20

After receiving written assurance from the government in connection with the demand for arrest and punishment of those involved in the arson of Chassad village in Kamjong district the Kuki Students’ Organisation GHQ have suspended the statewide bandh called from today’s midnight

The assurance were given in written by Health Minister Jayantakumar and Water Resource Minister Letpao Haokip during a talk with the representatives of the KSA GHQ.

A source from the KSP said that the government assured that action will taken up against the guilty as and when the report of the ongoing inquiry which will end within 10 days is furnished. The government also assured that the rebuilding and rehabilitation of Chassad village will be taken up earnestly apart from its assurance of arrangement to open the high school within 3 weeks. Other assurances such as providing adequate security to ensure peace and medical facilities have been promised by the state government.

Considering the earnestness and determination of the state government to rebuild and rehabilitate Chassad village the KSO defers the agitation forthwith, the source from the KSO said.

COCOMI extended assistance to victims of Chassad Village

IT News

Imphal, March 20

Representative of COCOMI a civil body today extended help to the victims of Chassad village whose house had been burnt by miscreants allegedly by neighbouring villagers. Rice bags , cloths and other edible items were handed over to the victims for immediate relief.

Around 150 houses were turn to ashes after villagers from neighbours set on fire on March 16. Since then tension griped the Kamjong district and due to fear of spreading rumour that may sparked communal clashed the state home department had shut down mobile data internet for 3 days. 

Huirem Naresh

Huirem Naresh, a resident of Keishamthong Elangbam has been with Imphal Times since its start, 2013. He handles mostly Press release and announcement related news. Naresh is also a social worker. He can be emailed at [email protected]

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