Congress seeks Cabinet decision on Manipur’s integrity

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Congress seeks Cabinet decision on Manipur’s integrity

By A Staff Reporter

IMPHAL | Nov 14

MPCC spokespersons Kh. Joykishan Singh, today urged the BJP and its coalition partner to take a decision in tomorrow’s cabinet meeting scheduled to be held in Tamenglong district, assuring Manipur’s aged old hill and valley ties will not to be allowed to be affected by the ‘Framework Agreement’ signed between the NSCN (IM) and the Centre. 

Speaking to media persons during a press meet held at Congress Bhawan, the MPCC spokesperson said Congress party would intensify its campaign demanding to know the contents of ‘Framework Agreement’, which has created a lot of confusion of late.

He informed that the campaign will be held at Mayang Imphal on November 15 and at Khundrakpam on the following day and at other districts thereof.

The people are wary of the threat the agreement is posing to the peaceful co-existence of hill and valley in the state, he said.

If the present government is sincerely committed about its ‘go to hills’ initiative, aimed at bridging the gap between hills and valley, it must end this confusion conclusively, said Kh. Joykishan.

Joykishan further said the state government should reassure the people by announcing its readiness to take full responsibility for any unwanted consequences arising out of the ongoing Naga-peace talks.

Contending that tomorrow’s Cabinet is a test for the BJP led government, he urged the people to ponder on the policies of the government.

The press conference was attended by Bishnupur MLA, Govindas Konthoujam, MLA Th. Lokeswar, MLA K. Meghachandra and other key members of the party.