IMPHAL, July 23: As a part of the ongoing protest against the government’s decision to take over the Sana Konung, a sit-in-protest demanding revocation of the government’s move was staged today at the royal palace.
The sit-in-protest which started from 10 am was organised by Macha Ibemma Nupi Kanglup, Takyel Khongbal Mayai Leikai along with Sana Konung Semgat Lup.
Around 30 members took part in the protest including MINK’s president Chabungbam Memcha and secy Khetrimayum Shanti and finance secy Chingabam Ibeyaima. Gopal Macha Chingsubam Angom, president of Sana Konung Semgat Lup was also present at the demonstration.
Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of the protest, Ksh Shanti stated that the palace should be kept as a ‘’living palace’’ not as a museum adding that the issue should not be diluted under political solution.
While maintaining that there has been no assistance given to the palace till now, she further vowed that the organisation along with others would defend the royal palace at any cost.