KANGPOKPI, October 18: The proposed 48 hr total bandh in hill district of the state by the Joint Action Committee against the killing of Khupneilal Neihsiel and Robert Hesei Kipgen begin this midnight.
The JAC had contemplated on the 48 hr total bandh to show discontentment and dissatisfaction over the delay in furnishing the magisterial probe report pertaining to the Kadangband killings by the Government within the stipulated three months time even.
The Trans Asian Highway No.1, the main lifeline of the state is likely to be affected massively as projected in every bandh and blockade since it has become the main targeted highway by every bandh and blockade supporters in the state.
According to reliable source of the JAC all Government institutions, business establishments, and vehicular movement in hill districts will be completely bring to a halt during the total bandh while educational institutions will be exempted from the purview of the bandh apart from medical, water, power, religious ceremonial and media.
Speaking to media person this evening at Kangpokpi, JAC Convener Thangminlen Haokip said that we are extremely discontent over the delay in tabling the report pertaining to the magisterial probe in the alleged encounter between KNF and personnel of 8 AR on January 28, 2015 at Kadangband.
He continued that the state Government sincerely assured to tabled the magisterial probe report within three months after it