24-hr bandh from 5 am today to protest Manisana killing

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IMPHAL, November 14: Denouncing the murder of H Manisana, vice-president of Manipur People’s Party (MPP) and demanding the arrest of culprits involved in the brutal killing at the earliest, the Joint Action Committee formed against the killing has announced a 24-hour state wide bandh with effect from 5 am tomorrow.

While making the announcement it also appealed to civil society organisations and meira paibi of the state to support and extend full co-operation in making the bandh effective.

Meanwhile, well wishers, party workers and leaders of other political parties, paid rich floral tribute to the late MPP leader at the party office near Mapal Kangjeibung led by the party President N Sobhakiran. A one minute silence was also observed in honour of the late VP.  The body was brought there after post mortem examinations at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS).

Besides MPP members other who were present during the floral tribute included Th Chaoba former MP, and President of BJP.  

From there the lifeless body of Manisana was taken to his native place for performing his last rites by the family members along with members of the JAC.

Speaking to the media persons after the floral tribute N Sobhakiran President of MPP said that the party strongly condemn the killing in broad daylight under high security zone.

He opined that the state security force have failed to protect the lives and property of innocent civilians. What the senior police officer does is just rush to the incident spot only after the incident to show their ‘nameshake’ concerned but nothing remarkable is done he alleged

He continued that the State Police department especially in Imphal area need to be rearranged adding that the Joint Action committee formed against the brutal killing of H Manisana, vice president (Administration), announced the 24-hour state wide bandh effect from tomorrow morning 5 am to next morning 5 am.

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