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MASAD questions whether the Politicians are in vacation when Manipur is burning

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Imphal, June 7: Manipuri Students Association, Delhi (MASAD) today strongly condemn the attitude of the All Political Parties representatives including the Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, at the which the students’ body stated that the don’t care about the interest of the Manipur People.
In a press statement of the students’ organization based at New Delhi said that they were kept waiting for over 5 hours and refused to meet by the political party representatives who had came to support them.
In connection with the cause of the Political Party MSAD organized a Solidarity March to Save indigenous people  in Manipur at Manipur Bhawan, New Delhi with the help of the Manipuris staying in Delhi on June 5 at 6 pm.  MSAD finance Secretary MD. Ali and volunteer MD Amir were arrested by Delhi police when they were sent in advance to assess the situation but latter released on pressure. MSAD intention was clear to express our support the All Political Parties representatives including CM O Ibobi in their efforts for Inner Line Permit System in Manipur as per the aspirant of the people, the statement added.
Expressing dissatisfaction to the attitude of the Political party representatives, MASAD questioned the intention of the politicians over their resolution to stay in Delhi until they meet Prime Minister Modi who is on foreign tour.
“Are they in Delhi for vacation when entire Manipur is in chaos, people, students taking the streets?” MSAD asked.
The statement added that since Manipur became a part of India, a series of difference struggle of the people as demanded by the circumstances have been witnessed. Some forms of the peoples’ protest like total bandhs, general strikes, economic blockade affects our society in a larger unprecedented scale.
“Ironically we cannot avoid all these forms of people protest. If we don’t fight we would lose. We need some structural changes in the people protest strengthening the collective spirit of the people to fight for a dignified survival in the world. Lets’ not attack our own people during the bandhs, general strikes….etc.”, MSAD statement added and appealed the people of the state to resolve the differences  peacefully.

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