Union home minister, Amit Shah has sent a formal invitation to the representatives of Manipur People against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) to hold a meeting and deliberate on issues concerning the CAB.
A nine member team of MANPAC will depart for Delhi to take part in the meeting which will be held on 10.30 pm of Tuesday.
In a media briefing held at the office of All Manipur United Club Organisation (AMUCO) located at Kwakeithel, Convenor of MANPAC, Yumnamcha Dilipkumar said the invitation for the meeting was sent to MANPAC on Monday morning.
He said a team of MANPAC called on chief minister on Sunday at the CM’s secretariat. Biren gave his verbal assurance that state government will urge the union home minister, Amit Shah to send a formal invitation for a meeting with MANPAC. Dilipkumar expressed his appreciation for the swift action of state government.
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He further said that before the representatives of the joint body (MANPAC) depart for Delhi, the members will gather at Khwairamband market and seek blessings from the womenfolk of the market.
Demand of MANPAC which is ‘no to CAB and not to extend the Bill in north eastern states including Manipur’ still holds firm, he stated. MANPAC will never compromise the movement with any alternative solutions offered by the state and the central government, he added.
To extend solidarity to MANPAC and give blessings concerning the meeting with union home minister, the organisation appeals to the public to light candles at market places and streets, said.
The representatives of MANPAC will put forward to the union home minister that people of Manipur are waiting for a legitimate result out of the meeting by lighting candles, Dilipkumar added.
It is reported that the nine member team of MANPAC will depart for Delhi on Tuesday from Imphal International Airport at 1.30 pm. Dilipkumar further said the result of the meeting will be immediately sent to media after the meeting.