IMPHAL August 10: Doctors, mostly from the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences today staged a sit in protest at the hospital gate showing support to the ongoing demand for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit System in the State.
The doctors were seen holding placards which read `Doctors of Manipur support the ILP.`
The sit in protest was organised under the banner of the Indian Medical Association, Manipur Branch and various members (doctors) of the association joined in the sit in protest which continued from the morning office hour till late in the afternoon.
On the other hand, shops at Singjamei Keithel and in its vicinity remained closed voluntarily as the shopkeepers came out to stage in sit in protest showing solidarity to the ongoing movement.
The shopkeepers were joined by other local residents in the sit in protest.
The Singjamei Wangma Torban Kshetri leikai Leingak Nupi Lup also organised a sit in protest and a public meeting inside the Singjamei Keithel shed.
Women folk of Senjam Khunou and Senjam Chadongba, Imphal West staged sit-in-protests at their respective localities yesterday wherein president of CADA advocate Y Ratankumar attended as resource person.
The women protestors also took out a joint rally from Senjam Khunou to Phumlou during which slogans like `Implement ILPS in Manipur`™, `Punish police personnel who killed Robinhood and assaulted girl student`™, `Pass a new bill acceptable to the people immediately`™ etc were shouted.