Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018


72-hour total shutdown underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 3, 2018: A 72 hours total shut down strike imposed by All Manipur Muslim Organisations Co-ordinating Committee (AMMOCOC) against eviction has paralysed few pockets in Imphal East. AMMOCOC initiated a 24 hours total shut down strike that began on July 1 midnight opposing the government notice to evict Awaching forest reserve area in Imphal East. The strike has been extended for another 48 hours when the government began eviction yesterday morning. Ammococ complains that the government on April 10 promised in a memorandum that it will not take up any activityRead More

Eviction does not targets particular community: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 3, 2018: Chief minister Biren Singh said the state government had already issued eviction notice to the residents at Awaching around two months back as the land they were occupying falls under Reserved Forest Area. He said that during a meeting with him at CM’s Secretariat some months back, representatives of Ammococ had informed him about a pending Court case regarding the issue. In due course of time, the Court entrusted the forest department and Green Tribunal for necessary action as the area falls under ReservedRead More

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