Delimitation violating rights to equal representation, equal suffrage in Samurou Awang Leikai
It may be recalled that the Delimitation exercise of all states and UTs except Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland have been completed in 2008 under the Delimitation Commission Act, 2002. The exercise was deferred in respect for Manipur and other three NE States until further orders on the ground of law and order vide Government of India in Ministry of Law and Justice S. O. No. 286(E) dated February 8, 2008.
All Manipur Muslim Organisations’ Co-ordinating Committee on Sunday clarified that the committee and its constituent bodies has no relation with a release circulated in media that AMMOCOC and Pangal CVOs held a meeting on delimitation issue on July 7 at Thoubal Moijing.
While it is a concern that population growth in the tribal state have declined, it will be counter-productive, considering the still prevailing high growth rate in many other states, to altogether do away with a tool that will help us accomplish our goal of achieving uniform low population growth rate.
The MLA also tendered his resignation from being the associate member of Delimitation Commission from Manipur.
The civil bodies has agreed not to cooperate with the state government while carrying out Delimitation based on 2001 census which could be a wrong turn in the history of Manipur.
JCILPS convenor YK Dhiren addressed the observance of the 5th Death Anniversary of Lamjing Meira Sapam Robinhood on Wednesday at Lamjing Mera Ching (Awa Ching), Imphal East.
The People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) appealed to all the responsible political parties and leading organisations to stand up together for the rights of the unrepresented and under-represented lot of the state.
Delimitation of parliamentary and assembly constituencies of Manipur under the Delimitation Act, 2002 as announced by the Law and Justice Ministry has drawn contention from various sections of the people in the state.
The data indicated that there was population growth as high as 143 per cent in some subdivisions of Manipur. It was the handiwork of some vested interest groups, it alleged.
They demanded CM Biren to take urgent cabinet decision not to conduct the delimitation of assembly constituencies of the state based on 2001 census.
It will be fallacious to carry out delimitation of Assembly Constituencies of Manipur on the basis of Census 2001.
Representatives of 16 political parties of Manipur attended the all political party meet held on Tuesday which was conducted at state Congress office, BT road, Imphal.
The contempt petition mentioned that non-compliance of the final order of 2007 despite having knowledge of the order is “deliberate, willful and intentional disobedience” of the direction of the court.
The Centre's delimitation plan will lead to an increase of assembly constituencies in hill areas of the state and decrease in valley, said the Committee against Delimitation on Census 2001, Moirang, Manipur.