IMPHAL September 20: The Irawat Celebration Committee has appealed to the concerned organizations to lift the imposed general strike on September 21.
A press release by secretary of the committee, P Khogen Singh said that the committee has been observing September 21 as “Manipur Kanba Numit” in memory of Hijam Irawat.
The committee will carry out the function as usual at Lamlai Challou Irawat park. It said that the committee demands the whereabouts of any arrested individual irrespective of their personal political views including RPF publicity secretary GM Changjou.
Further, the statement said that the memorial observance of the public leader is an important occasion and has appealed to the public to participate.
In another separate release by Ksh Mema, secreatry of All Manipur Nupi Marup has appealed to the KCP (Maoist) to relax their stance in the interest of the public and to allow full participation to the organised memorial function of Hijam Irawat at Pungdongbam, Lamlai.