Defying prohibitory orders a large
number of women today demonstrated before the residence of
Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar and other ministers here
raising slogans to save Manipur's territorial integrity.
Raising slogans to save Manipur's territorial
integrity and opposing any move to extend Article 371 (A) in
the multi-ethnic state, the women demonstrated also before the
residence of Works Minister Bishwajit and Forest Minister T
Women leader RK Ramani told reporters that they had
come to urge the Deputy CM and other ministers to convene an
emergency assembly session to discuss the issue rising out of
the Framework Agreement between the Centre and NSCN (IM) as
well as to pressurise the MPs of the state to raise the issue
on the floor of the Parliament.
Prohibitory order under section 144 of Crpc was in
force in Imphal West district.
On Aug 3 volunteers of United Committee Manipur (UCM),
All Manipur United Club Organization (AMUCO) and Committee of
Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) had demonstrated before the
residence of residence of MPs - Bhabananda and T Meinya -
demanding that they raise of issue of protection the
territorial integrity of Manipur on the floor of the
Article 371(A) of the Constitution provides special
provision with respect to the State of Nagaland.(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)