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Life in Imphal freezes for 1 hour as Keithel lady protest for ST status

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Imphal, Dec 6: Life in Imphal city and other district Head quarter in Valley region of Manipur was put to a complecte halt for one hour starting from 11am as Keithel ladies of almost all major market areas went out at the street showing solidarity to the demand for ST status of Meetei/Meitei.
As stated by Mutum Churamani, Convenor of the Coordinating Committee for Scheduled Tribe status of Meitei / Meetei during a press meet day before yesterday, womenfolks of various Keithel in Imphal, Bishnupur Thoubal, Wangjing etc. came out to the street by holding banner in sport of the ST demand committee.
report reaching here said that protest were staged at Nambol, Bishnupur. Wangjing , Khwairamband Keithel in Imphal, Khurai Lamlong, samurou etc.
During the protest shops and other business establishment at Keithel area s of each places remain shuts. vehicles were not allow to pass and the womenfolk shouted slogans demanding inclusion of Meitei/ Meetei communities to Scheduled Tribe list under the constitution of India.
Day before yesterday the convenor of ST demand Corordinating body Mutum Charamani had stated that if the state government fails to sent the socio economic  condition of the Meitei/ Meetei people and the Ethnography of the Meitei/ Meetei to the Ministry of Tribal Affairs as demanded by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, the committee will intensify its agitations.

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