'TYA, KSU will not support KSO’s total shutdown'

A joint release issued by the two bodies on Wednesday appealed to the KSO to reconsider the mode of demonstration in such a way that the bandh gives the greatest impact to the government and that the common people are not affected by it.


Thadou Youth Association (TYA) joint headquarters sadar hills and Komrem Students Union (KSU) Kangpokpi district announced on Wednesday that they will not extend support to the two-day total shutdown imposed by Kuki Students Organisation(KSO) general headquarter in the state mainly in all Kuki dominated areas from Friday.

A joint release issued by the two bodies on Wednesday appealed to the KSO to reconsider the mode of demonstration in such a way that the bandh gives the greatest impact to the government and that the common people are not affected by it.

The release stated that the declaring of shutdown can greatly bring forth negative impact to the students who are still struggling due to the post and prevailing pandemic.

The release added that the economy and social life of the people have been tremendously impacted due to the pandemic till date.

On March 23, the KSO declared the total shutdown in the State mainly in all Kuki dominated areas in protest against the state government’s decision to delete Any Kuki Tribe (AKT) from the list of recognised scheduled tribes.

First Published:March 25, 2021, 12:03 a.m.

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