The tribal MLAs possess the mandate of the hill people. However, they failed to raise their voice in support of the HAC’s recommendations on the awaited ADC Bill 2021, the association said.
A 12-hour bandh has been called in Senapati district, starting from 6 am of Wednesday endorsing the call of the ATSUM to boycott the state’s “Go to Hills 2.0” campaign.
The September 1 order on Hill Areas Committee membership has been withdrawn with immediate effect, Speaker Y Khemchand Singh stated on Wednesday.
The UNC stated that the order of the Speaker for induction of eight MLAs of the assembly constituencies from the "unscheduled areas" as members of Hill Areas Committee (HAC) is unconstitutional.