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Tonaranjan and Meghachandra continue fast-unto-death protest; likely to meet CM today

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Imphal, Nov. 18: The two activists – Tonaranjan, convenor of Socialist Students’ Union (SSUM and Meghachandra, President of Manipur Peoples’ Proletarate Democratic Union (MPPDU) continue the fast unto death even after police tries to foil them time and again. The two began the fast-unto-death protest since 3 pm of Thursday.
Yesterday, police team picked them up and sent them in passenger auto by force but evening the two gathered again and continue the fast-unto-death protest.
Meanwhile, source from both the organisation said that Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh had invited the two organisation for talk over their demand. The two are demanding legislation to protect the indigenous people of the state and also to urge the central government for amendment of the Article 3 of the Indian Constitution to safeguard the territorial boundary of the state. The other demand is for punishment of those involved in the looting of public properties which are supposed to be distributed to the people through PDS. Representatives of the two organisations are likely to meet the CM at 5 pm today.

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