The Kuki Chief Association, Moreh Block today said Yangoupokpi to Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary as claimed by the Government authoirities is excluded from the Burma border Reserved Forest vide Court of Forest settlement Office order against objection Case No. 34 of 1946 from the proposed Burman Border reserved Forest under the Govt./ of Manipur Notification No. 56/65/60-M dated 18/12/64 following an objection petition dated 18/127 64 filed by the chief of Sibong Village (Khudengthabi). Similar Order was also passed in respect of New Mongjang(Khomunnom) village vide objection case No. 8 of 1996. Hence, there is no rights or authority from the side of the Revenue Department on the matter of the selling of a piece of land to the Assam Rifles by the Chief of New Mongjang Village which belongs purely to him only.
Also, the Kuki Chiefs’ Association, Moreh Block is surprised to learnt that Ph. Ibohal Singh SDC, Moreh and Ibomcha Singh ASO, Moreh had been suspended in connection with the gifting of land belonging to New Mongjang village. Has the Government Authorities snatched the personal properties of the people and claim them as the Government properties .
Ph. Ibohal Singh had been appointed as the SDC incharge of Moreh on 19th April, 2003 whereas the Deputy Commissioner Chandel had issued Recommendation for New Mongjang village in 2001 vide letter No. DC(CDL)/4/2/2/91(Pt) Dated 24th May, 2001 and that the Extra-Ordinary Gazette Order long before the appointment of Ph. Ibohal Singh as the SDC, Moreh. These two officials has no connection with the sale of part of New Mongjang Village land, neither of them is the authority at the time.
KCAMB demands immediate revokation of the suspension order of the two Officials on public interest and further warned that, any execution of Government Work Programmes by the Forest and Wild life Department within 14-Sibong ADC Constituency shall not be tolerated and shall be strictly prohibited without the prior consent of the Association.
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