Maoist imposes indefinite cease work from tomorrow
Pothashang News Service
Imphal, November 17: Maoist Communist Party of Manipur has imposed indefinite public cease work strike tomorrow to save the existence of indigenous people of the state.
People of Manipur are fully determined to start the agitations to save the indigenous people said a press statement signed by Kyonghan Mangang, coordinator, standing committee of the armed group.
While the president of India is attending the Sangai Festival on November 21 the agitations must be on its full swing; the people ought to clearly express the magnitude of the agitations on the said date and show that the state is made up by full of brave and courageous people, said the statement.
The people of Manipur will begin the agitations from 5 am tomorrow by ceasing all forms of work and official duties to undergo the agitations, it said.
The Maoist urged the people to cease all forms of personal work, shut down markets and business centers, offices, schools and colleges.
Hospitals and media related works, emergency services and matters related to faith are relaxed.
The main purpose of the agitations is to save the indigenous people of Manipur who are on the verge of becoming a minority group in their own land, it said.
The party also appealed the people of Manipur to stand together.
The original settlers of Manipur have been demanding implementation of a permit system to check the growing influx into the state.