The bandh is imposed against the state government's decision to delete ‘Any Kuki Tribe’ from the recognised scheduled tribes list.
Instead of strengthening the PSBs, the government is trying to weaken it by starving them of the required capital, human resources, through disinvestment and the proposed privatisation, said UFBU Manipur said. convenor
FEGOCTA continued to hold sit-in protests, demanding UGC 7th Pay for all college teachers.
The student unions staged a sit-in protest on Wednesday at the premises of the institute.
The student members have been on relay hunger strike since October 19.
The strike was carried out by the All Manipur Muslim Students’ Organisation and Pangal Students’ Union, Dhanamanjuri University.
The protesters demand extension of four per cent seat reservation in non-professional course in higher education.
The general strike call to observe National Black Day in Manipur by various proscribed organisations in opposition to Manipur's merger agreement drew mixed response.
The ALYDC demanded clarification from Chief Minister N Biren and BJP Manipur Pradesh president on the BJP ticket not being handed to any of the intending candidates in Lilong AC.
The association took the decision following the chief minister's assurance during a meeting with the VDF personnel on August 27 that their demands will be fulfilled after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking to the Imphal Free Press, treasurer of Imphal West VDF welfare association, Yumnam Iboyaima said that the personnel who are deputed at isolation wards and covid care centers will leave their duty without taking COVID-19 test if the demands are not fulfilled by the given deadline.