IMPHAL, Jul 20: Normal life was affected in the State capital by the 13 hours general strike called by the KCP (Poirei Meitei) group in connection with its demand for producing a white paper on the ‘regularisation’ of two Professors of JNIMS—Prof L Deben (Director) and Prof M Angouba.
Educational institutions, private offices and business establishments remained closed for the day due to the general strike. Shops and business establishments in Imphal’s commercial hubs – Khwairamband Keithel, Thangal Keithel and Paona Keithel remained closed.
Passenger vehicles to and from the State capital stayed off the road while few private vehicles were seen plying.
The KCP (Poirei Meitei) group has been demanding a white paper on the regularisation of the two Professors of JNIMS.
The strike also affected normal life in Bishnupur. Bishnupur Keithel, Ningthoukhong Keithel, Moirang Lamkhai, Moirang Keithel and Kumbi Keithel remained closed while public transport services also remained off the roads.