Imphal, March 31:
Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO) has suspended its indefinite blockade against Manipur state from Thursday afternoon. Report said that the SAPO suspended the bandh on 10th days after the request of the Tenyimi Peoples’ Organisation and the Angami Public organization.
SAPO had launched the indefinite bandh on March 21, 2022, restricting all movement to and fro Manipur in the Southern region of Kohima district.
A statement by the southern Angami Public Organization (SAPAO) said that on deliberation on the ongoing “ Indefinite Bandh” in its jurisdiction with its Governing Body and Frontal Organizations on 31st March 2022 have unanimously decided to temporarily suspend the Indefinite Bandh on 31.03.2022, 12:00 PM on the following grounds.
1. Based on the Tenyimi Peoples’ Organization (TPO) “Ultimatum on Manipur to withdraw police forces from Kezoltsa and request to SAPO to lift the blockade thereof” published on 31st March 2022, the Nagaland Post.
2. Fervent request of Angami Public Organization (APO) to lift the Indefinite Bandh for upcoming 50 years Celebration of Angami Public Organization Golden Jubilee to be held on 8th April, 2022.
The SAPO further notifies that the relaxation and lifting of Indefinite Bandh is only temporary measures. And that, if the Government of Manipur fails to adhere the Ultimatum served by Tenyimi Peoples’ Organization (TPO) to Manipur Government dated 29.03.2022 then, the SAPO in constraint will initiate its own course of action, whereby the Government of Manipur will be held responsible.