Imphal, Aug 3,
The death of Ningthoujam Babysana in Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, Canchipur, has stirred an argument on whether the school should be banned or not. Regarding this matter, Maoist Communist Party Manipur has taken its final decision, a statement issued by the armed rebel group.
Concerning this suspicious death, the organization has been working to bring out the truth since July 22, 2019. Amongst all the armed rebel groups, this organization is the first one to publish a statement, initiate an investigation, and shut down the school for a week. On the completion of one week, the organization has communicated the investigation report with the public and has extended the ban on the school till August 4. Some inconveniences seem to arise regarding the completion of the investigation. Its reasons are, first, possibility of the involvement of some top police officials in corruption. Second, conducting the postmortem in a hurry before the family could fully prepare, leading to suspicious scheme of things. Third, initiating an inquiry after people’s movement intensified, handing over to the CBI, and forming an SIT when no options left and arrest people. All these have created a suspicion if the state was involved in conspiring initially. It has lead us to the idea that something is missing regarding the death. Justifiable evidences are necessary to serve justice, but people are suspicious if those evidences have been erased or there has been conspiracies in an attempt to erase the evidences by the school authority, doctors conducting postmortem, investigating police officers, and negligence of the state government. Suspicious deaths of various students in different places in the past few years and not having the justice served have reached the limits of distrust, resulting in the extreme expression of wrath in this case. In this land owned by the rich and where everything is compromised with money, the institutions of justice have turned into places that people have lost their trust. Despite all this, Maoists will continue to work on finding the evidences. Maoist Communist Party Manipur wants to request the parents of the students of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School to admit their children in another school instead of sending them back.
Requesting the concerned ZEO and Board of Secondary School Manipur to allow those students to move to a different school for 2019. Most importantly, please do not send the hostel mates of the deceased to the school again. Do not fall for the school authority’s attempt to silence the voices with their trap to provide free education to some students till class 12. Students and guardians of the students of Standard Robarth are requested to co-operate in shutting down this school and try to move the students to a different school within a week. Even if the students and the guardians want to continue for the year 2019, please conduct a joint meeting of all the guardians and take a decision. If decided to continue for 2019, people will not co-operate if anything unfortunate happens later on. However, Maoist Communist Party Manipur will shut down this school forever from 2020. In this matter, no one should complain to make education sector a Free Zone. On the other hand, if All Manipur Recognised Private Schools’ Welfare Association and All Manipur Students’ Guardians’ Association do not comply with Maoists within a week, there is no guarantee that these two organizations will not be banned forever. In the attempt to successfully shut down Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, both the organisations should take all the responsibilities to cancel its government recognition. This is a punishment for the two organisations trying to act smart. With the death of Babysana, let’s teach a lesson that the rich cannot do whatever they want in this land. People of Manipur are requested to stand united with this decision of Maoists.