5th May 2012: A protest rally against the murder of Loitam Richard and for his justice was held in Tripura.
The protest was scheduled at 11 am in the morning and started from the Pole Star Playground near the North Gate. About 400 students from different colleges NIT Agartala, ICFAI, TMC, Fisheries College etc participated in the rally. The participating students constituted of students from Manipur, Manipuri students originally residing in Tripura and several non-Manipuris.
The rally was jointly organised by TMSYCCO (Tripura Manipuri Students
Youth Co-ordination Committee) and MASAT (Manipuri Students Asoociation of Tripura).
Most of the local newspapers (Dainik Sangbaad, Aajker Phariyaad, Syandan Patrika etc) and local channels (Aakash Tripura, Shristi ets) covered the story.
The press release is sent to KanglaOnline by Phijabam Subhabrata from Tripura. Presently studying B.Tech, Electrical Engineering in NIT Agartala.