After the memorandum was submitted, a press conference was held at the evening today at the head office of JCILPS located at Keishampat.
Speaking to media person, convenor of JCILPS, Arjun Tenheiba said the memorandum is the resolution taken during the one- day people’s convention on December 1, held at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound under the topic “ILPS gi eihou ashigidamak houjic meeyamna louminagdaba khongjang amashung lalong”.
He said the memorandum includes the five points taken unanimously during the convention without keeping any biases or mistrusts against the different ethnic communities. Arjun said the State must give an assurance to pass ILP bill before December 8 as deadline, before the winter session of Manipur legislative assembly.
The first point of the memorandum stated that all the ethnic groups of the state must be included in the movement of ILP to save the indigenous people. It also stated that in the coming winter session of Manipur legislative assembly, a new bill must passd on public acceptance for the welfare of the state.
Arjun further said if the state failed to give assurance before the deadline, then intense public agitations will initiated from December 13.
The memorandum was submitted by executive members of JCILPS including the convenor and co-convenor of student wings and women wings.
Source: Imphal Free Pres