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    IMPHAL Feb 27: All Manipur Working Jounalists` Union in a press release by the General Secretary N Philips stated that a meeting of the standing committee of the scribe`s body was held at Manipur Press Club today.

    The meeting addressed the issue of the arrest of Sanaleipak Editor A Mobi and membership renewal approval of new members of the Union.

    The meeting unanimously resolved not to honor the appeal made by SPF spokesperson N Biren to suspend the boycott permanently as the word given by the Chief Minister has not been carried out to the letter.

    The meeting further resolved to suspend the boycott till March 7 in purview of the positive developments, if the government fails to do the needful by then ,the boycott will be reimposed from the next day onwards, the release stated.

    It may be mentioned that , AMWJU had taken a decision in a General Body meeting held earlier that if the FIR slammed on editor A Mobi is not retracted by the state home department by February 25 ,then news boycott of SPF government and home department would be reimposed from February 26 onwards by the state media houses.It is self explainatory from the current events that the FIR has not been taken back as of yet.

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