Imphal, May 12: On the first day of the serial protest demonstration regarding demand for implementation of Inner Line Permit System in Manipur locals have blocked stretch of National Highway 37 from Sagolband Wahengbam Leikai to Keithel Manbi today from 1pm-2pm.
Protestors raised various slogans demanding ILPS in Manipur and blocked the roads by burning tyres, woods and planking tree branches in the middle of the roads. Various people from the area have also staged sit-in-protests at different places along the stretches.
State security personnel were deployed at different locations to prevent any untoward incident during the timing of protest.
Owing to the road blockade vehicular movement was largely affected at the most busy area of the city. No untoward incidents were occurred at the time of filing this report.
As part of the protest campaign protest demonstration and road blockade would be staged along the Konung Mamang to Irilbung on May 13.