Imphal, Aug 19: Tribal committee of 18 Hil Ghat Zilla Parishad, demanded ST seat reserved for this term at as done on rotation basis earlier. Jangshat Haokip , a spokeperson of the Committee said that the seat was researved for General candidates in 1997, the first ZP election. And in 2002 the seat was reserved for the Scheduled tribe and in 2007 again it was reserved for the General woman candidate and in 2012 it was again reserved for genral. This year i.e, the seat should be reserved for the ST candidate , however it did not appeared so. The committee while demanding more ZP seat as Jiribam is now a district and also reservation of the seat for ST in 18 Hil Ghat as per the rotation basis. Jiribam at present have only two ZP .
ST reservation on rotation basis demands at 18 Hil Ghat ZP Jiribam