Imphal, Dec 7: Manipuri Film star turned politician RK Somorendro, popularly known to the people of the state as Kaiku today joined the protest organised by the Thangmeiband United Clubs (TUC) demanding the disclosure of the Framework Agreement (FA) signed between the Government of India and the NSCN-IM.
Members of TUC had earlier stated a total shut down in Thangmeiband Assembly constituency and to staged protest against the concealing of the FA.
TUC is a conglomerate of various clubs of the Thangmeiband Assembly constituency. During the protest which begins from 10 am almost all shops and business establishment remain shuts. Vehicular movement in the streets of the constituency stay of the road. The TUC had appealed all political parties and their representatives to join the protest.
Prominent figure like former Chief Minister Radhabinod Koijam who had been recently appointed as consultative committee members of the government of Manipur to take stock of the development arisen out of the FA.
RK. Somerendro @ Kaiku is the Vice President of LJP. He joined the protest representing his political party.
A public meeting protesting the concealing of the agreement between the GOI and the NSCN-IM. Congress Spokesperson and MLA of Thangmeiband Assembly Constituency Khumukcham Joykishan also attended the protest demonstration.
Speaking on the occasion Joykishan said that even though there is some speculation that the territorial boundary of the state will not be affected by the so called frame work agreement, however, the apprehension is about a modalities like institution of 2 separate administration in the state.
Earlier, RB Koijam also spoke on the public meeting. Joykishan said that the way RB Koijam had expressed showed that there is some apprehension that this agreement will affect the state will be affected by some ways or the others.
He also defend congress on the propaganda that is being spread by some political parties which said that Congress party is anti hill people.
“Of the 20 MLAs from the hill constituencies 9 are elected as Congress MLAs”, Joykishan said this showed that Hill people like the people of the state.
“President of India will never make joke on issues like the problem of NSCN-IM. During his speech on the inaugural function of the the HornBill Festival at Kesima (Nagaland) Ram Nath Kovind said that the final settlement will be brought within one or two months, if it is already prepared that why it is not let known to the general public Joykishan asked.