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Protest staged against MLA

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Imphal, May 23: Local meira paibis of Khurai Sajor leikai today staged a sit-in-protest at Khurai Tinsid road against the local MLA Dr. Ng Bijoy for allegedly assaulting an aged person identified as one Leishangthem Itocha Meitei.
Protestors said that MLA Bijoy assaulted L. Itocha for preventing his vehicles at Khurai Puthiba Leikai as people of the area are piling up earth at the bank of Imphal River at around 8 pm yesterday evening. The protestors also alleged the MLA of mishandling other local people who were working to prevent the breached of Imphal River Bank at Khurai Puthiba area.
MLA Dr. N Bijoy however clarified through a local TV that he had not assaulted or mishandle any person at the area. Reacting to the clarification L Itocha himself today stated that the MLA assaulted him in the presence of many local people. He said he only asked the MLA and his escort to pass the vehicle at the site as people are working to prevent the breached of river bank. Instead of listening the MLA assaulted him asking him how he could do the work when he is the local MLA.
Meira Paibi staging protest strongly denounced the high handedness of the MLA. Kananbala Devi, a local Meira Paibi said that they will continue protest unless the MLA come and tender apology to them and the person he had assaulted.    

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