Imphal Oct 19: President of the United Committee Manipur (UCM), Elangbam Johnson today question the state government for declaring Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang who had come to the state for attending meeting to poison hatred feeling among the various communities of the state.
“Motive of the UNC for organizing the 1st Conference of the Naga Village Authority at Yaikongpao, Senapti today is known by each and every Manipuri and why should the state government declared as state guest to the person who come to distort the integrity of the state”, Johnson said while speaking to a group of media persons at its head quarter.
The UCM president also hinted possible conspiracy between the Okram Ibobi Singh led Congress government and those who are engineering all sort of strategy to distort the integrity of the state.
Johnson further warned both the center and state government to remember what had happen in June 2000 at which 18 precious lives had sacrificed for the protection of the state boundary.
The UC€M president also questioned the government of Manipur whether it has hand in organizing the conference whose main agenda to distort the territorial boundary of the state.
“Every people of Manipur knows that United Naga Council (UNC) is an organization which has been working all sort of activities to distort the integrity of the state under the whims of the NSCN-IM”, Johnson added. He further said that even though the center said that the cease fire between the government of India and the NSCN-IM is confined to the state of Nagaland only people have seen the cadres of the NSCN-IM opening operating inside the territory of Manipur by setting up camps which are known to the security forces as well as other state government machineries.
“Why Chief Minister Okram Ibobi is silent even after knowing that such camp exists inside the territory of Manipur? Why the state government is not taking up any action when the outfit openly celebrated its Raising day inside the territory of Manipur?”, Johnson said.