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Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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MPCC assures to announce stands on ILP

If Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) is a discipline political party, women wings members of the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has reason to believe in its organisation Secretary Bidyapati Senjam. He had assured to announce the Congress Party’s stand on ILPS within 10 days period. MPCC president Gaikhangam and Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh had been advocating the government stands saying that they are doing everything in support of the public’s demand even though the law enforcers of the state had acted harsh to the student agitators demanding the system.The assurance for announcement of the congress party’s stand was given to 8 representatives of the Women’s Wing JCILP at Congress Bhavan today afternoon. The women wing today staged a rally from Wahengbam Leikai till the southern gate of Kangla passing through BT road, shouting slogans for implementation of ILP at around 1 pm today. The rally then returned back to the same route and throng to the office of MPCC by surprised. The women protestors were however intervene by a team of city police in front of the gate. Later, police allowed 8 representatives of the Women Wing JCILP to meet the authority of the congress party. Bidyabati Senjam Organisation Secretary of the MPCC who happened to be at the Congress Bhavan, after consultation with the Congress Party leadership had assured to announce the Congress Party’s stand on ILPS within 10 days period.While, the 8 representatives were meeting the Congress Party’s authority, the remaining protestors staged a protest demonstration in front of the MPCC office at BT road.

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Ibombcha’s family clarifies over the death of Ranjita

Family members of Laishram Ibomcha who is presently in police custody in connection with the death of Lourembam Ranjita of Yairipok Khoirom today clarified that Ibomcha has no involvement in the incident.Naoba, eldest son of Ibomcha, today in a press meet held at Manipur Press Club said that all the allegations against his father are baseless as his father left home to go Phanjangkhong and returned at his brick field at around 7.30 pm in a diesel auto. After he returned to his brick farm, Ranjita’s husband came to the brick field and asked him to give company in searching Ranjita who went for work in the field. However, he returned to his brick farm as they did not find Ranjita. Ranjita’s dead body was discovered by the locals of Yairipok after he went to sleep at the brick field.He further said that his father was picked up by police on the next day for verification. Later, he was charged of involvement in killing of Ranjita. Some people also alleged that they saw Ibomcha while washing clothes filled with blood at Phanjangkhong. Naoba appealed to the locals of Yairipok to find out the miscreants who spread rumors to make his father guilty. He also sought the support of locals of Yairipok in finding the truth behind the incident.He also asked that why did not Loken (husband of Ranjita), who worked at his neighbor’s house, search his wife till late hours in the evening. He also reminds that police recovered Loken’s slipper from the site where Ranjita’s dead body was found.

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‘Protection of Sharmila is government’s duty’

Home Minister Gaikhangam who is also the Deputy Chief Minister of the state today said that to protect Sharmila’s live at any cost is the duty of the government.Gaikhangam said this while delivering his speech on the concluding day of the two days sensitization program on Human Rights organised by Centre for Human Rights at Manipur University today.He also said that as Sharmila’s health is deteriorating day by day, government needs to take care of her health. However, since she denied when a medical team tried to check up her health, government decided to do it after detaining her.Talking about the issue of Inner Line Permit System, Gaikhangam said that the government feels what the people of the state feel about ILPS. However, it is not good to give different opinions by different political organizations in this issue after a meeting of all political party collectively decided to look into the matter.

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House wife escapes in-laws’ brutality

In yet another case of domestic violence a house wife today escaped from the claws of her in-laws, who reportedly assaulted her mercilessly and narrated the brutalities committed to her.Salam Ningol Naobi Devi (24), wife of Thiyam Rajesh @ Nanao (28) of Angtha Mamang Leikai alleged that she was beaten blues and black by her father-in-law Thiyam Gopen and her mother-in-law Thiyam Ongbi Chammu Devi using iron rod for complaining the illicit relationship of her husband with another woman.Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club, the victim, Salam Ningol Naobi said that her husband is a VDF and posted at Khurai Top post. As her husband had stopped bringing his salary she enquired about it and later found her husband to have been spending his salary to a girl which he had illicit relationship. Naobi said that the matter was brought to the notice of her father-in-law Thiyam Gopen Singh at around 2 pm but instead of listening to her her father-in-law started assaulting her with a rod saying that man can have 10 wives. Naobi said that her mother-in-law had also joined her father-in-law instead of stopping him and threaten him to even burn alive.She said the matter was told to her husband but he too sided with his parents and asked her to leave.Naobi reportedly escaped from her in-laws house today morning at around 8 am after calling her father Salam Lakshman of Karang Salam Mayai Leikai.

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