The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) strongly condemned the bomb attack on AMSU and stated that the genuine voice of the student’s community can never be silenced.
A mass procession was taken out by the participants from the hillock to the campus of Manipur College where a public gathering along with a blood donation camp was held.
The 41st Mikap Thokpa Numit (Realisation Day) will be held on Saturday.
AMSU has been mounting pressure on the government to frame an ‘Anti-rape Law’ to check increasing sexual harassment and assault against women, AMSU Thoubal District Committee woman affairs secretary Puyam Malemnganbi said.
The All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) also suggested that the state government should assure that SOPs for reopening of schools be strictly implemented.
How will the students of government schools appear the approaching examination when they are not prepared, AMSU questioned.
AMSU also demanded formation of a state-level committee for fixing acceptable rates of fees at the earliest.
The All Manipur Students Union said they welcomed the latest government order regarding collection of monthly fees and disbursal of salaries of staffs and teachers for all private and aided schools.
The union declared that they will not lift the boycott unless the schools take back their orders to collect student fees during the lockdown.
The six student bodies are the All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU), Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), Apunba Ireipakki Maheiroi Singpanglup (AIMS), Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA), Manipur Students’ Federation (MSF) and the Students’ Union of Kangleipak (SUK).
The All Manipur Students Union said the office will remain closed till an understanding between the union and the education department regarding the monthly fee structure of schools is arrived at.
The Manipur government withdrew the CM’s Police Medal for Gallantry which was given to the sub-inspector B Debson after AMSU alleged that Debson was arrested in 2013 for trafficking drugs.
HRD secretary, AMSU Bruce Pebam demanded the government to rescind the order before October 8.
The union also appealed to educational institutions in the state to relax the registration and admission scheduled for the scheduled tribe students in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Remembering the martyrs of 1965 movement against famine-like situations in the state, candles were lighted and floral tributes were paid to the departed souls.
The chief guest lit the candles to launch the function, followed by hoisting of the flag by the president of AMSU district committee, Jiribam, Thanil Thokchom.
Various organisations namely CADA, CONE, USER, AMSU, DESAM, AIMS, AMKIL, ADVISAV, AIMS, WASEDEV, IKAL, EEVFAM, Lousal, LEEPUN, HRA, along with legal experts among others attended the meeting.
'The tall claim of NEP to achieve ‘critical thinking’ in higher education is farcical and self-contradictory in the wake of increasing repression of free speech and India’s declining democratic credentials'.
The AMSU submitted a memorandum to the governor, demanding further enquiry into the police personnel listed in the Chief Minister’s Trophy for Anti-drugs Campaign and Chief Minister’s Trophy for Community Service.
The AMSU women wing also demanded that a befitting punishment according to law should be given to all wrong doers who are responsible for the death of the woman and her unborn child.
The All Manipur Student Union said that the judiciary system should not wait for a massive uprising from the people.
The team noted lack of security, electricity and proper water supply at the quarantine centres in Churachandpur, Manipur
AMSU president Peter Laishram unveiled the flag of the union and commemorated the death of three brave students,