ST Demand Committee Manipur today staged a protest demonstration at Keishampat Lairembi Community hall urging the state government to discuss about the inclusion of Meitei community into scheduled tribe category.
Speaking to the media persons Retd. Colonel Laishram Lokendro, General Secretary of the demand committee said that the issue for inclusion of Meitei to schedule tribe status was already put up by MLA NG Bijoy and the Chief Minister had assured to discuss about the matter in the last state Assembly session.
He urged the government to discuss about the inclusion of the Meitei to ST in the upcoming state Assembly session. A reminder memorandum containing 21 points was been submitted to the Chief Minister of Manipur today evening.