Imphal, June 15: Phase wise protest under the aegis of the JCILPS today reached Khuyathong and Thangmeiband road leading to complete blockade of the road stretch from Khuyathong to Manipur Legislative Assembly Complex. Shops and business establishment at RIMS road, Khuyathong and Thangmeiband area were closed since afternoon today.
As protestors staged the demonstration in the middle of the roads along the Thangmeiband to State Assembly Secretariat complex at Chingmeirong no vehicles were allowed to pass the route.
Protestors use placards and banner demanding implementation of Inner Line Permit System in the state. Speaking to media persons the protestors condemned the announcement of wanted to former JCILPS convenor Kh Ratan. A protestors said that declaration of Kh Ratan as wanted based on morph picture is nothing but an attempt to sabotage the ongoing demand for implementation of ILPS in the state.
On the other hand, the protestors too blamed the state government for not being sincere to the cause of the people. It said had the state government cared, the 3 Bills could have already got assent from the President by now.