DESAM continues hunger strikes


IMPHAL, September 1: Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur volunteers are continuing their hunger strikes in front of the student body`™s office seeking a proper dialogue from the government on the death of Sapam Robinhood.

The new DESAM volunteers who started their hunger strike since 7pm of August 31 are identified as secretary games and sports DESAM H/Q Oinam Subhaschandra, 27, son of O Mangi; BA 3rd semester student of Manipur College Abujam Micheal, 19, son of A Imo; BA 5th semester student of Naorem Birahari College Koijam Jiten, 20, son of K Sanamatum; class XII Sc Wangoi Higher Secondary School student Phisubam Nazir Ahamed, 17, son of Ph Nazirudin; B Sc 5th semester student of DM College of Science Nilakanta Longjam, 20, son of Longjam Ibomcha and Yumnam Naoba, 24, son of Yumnam Ango of Khurai Sajor Leikai.

Meanwhile, DESAM Thoubal district council has suspended their hunger strike.

However, its last phase hunger strikers were picked up by the concern authority on August 31.

The volunteers are identified as class VI student of Lalit Madhop Sharma Higher Secondary School Thokchom Radharani, 12; class IX student of Eureka High School Ningombam Sanathoi, 14; class XII students of Chaoyaima Higher Secondary School Lisham Joy and Ratana Chanu 17; class VIII student of Eureka High School Mayengbam Malemnganba Singh, 14; class IX student of Eureka High School Laishram Rabikanta, 14 and class IX student of Eureka High School Nepram Anand, 14.

Meanwhile, students of the JN Nursing School Porompat also staged a sit in protest at the DESAM HQ hunger strike venue.

The 24-hour rally hunger strike at Thangmeiband THAU ground opposite waiting shed is also continuing.


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