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Manipur: Want action on ground, demands protesters on ST status

The Schedule Tribe Demand Committee Manipur demanding ST status for the Meiteis has said that mere verbal assurance from Chief Minister N Biren Singh was not enough and that the

The Schedule Tribe Demand Committee Manipur demanding ST status for the Meiteis has said that mere verbal assurance from Chief Minister N Biren Singh was not enough and that the committee wanted to see action on ground.

Talking to Northeast Live, STDCM general secretary K Bhogendrajit said that the Committee wants the CM’s assurance converted into concrete action.

It may be mentioned that Manipur CM N Biren Singh had recently assured to look into the ST demand issue.

Meanwhile, as part of its series of protest, the STDCM held a sit-in protest at Kongpal area in Imphal east.

Executive members of STDCM, local Meira-Paibi and local club members from the nearby area took part the protest.

First Published: 19th September, 2022 16:21 IST

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