CCpur JAC, Mizoram bodies call for separate administration of Zo people ; Campaign held in Delhi to air demand

Imphal, July 16 2017: Leaders of several organizations from Mizoram and leaders of the Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB) are now camping in New Delhi for “a separate administrative set up for the tribal people of Outer Manipur including the Zo (Chin-Kuki-Zomi/Mizo) descendants of southern Manipur” . Mangchinkhup, one of the leaders in the […]

Last rites of CCpur bodies performed Exorcising ghost of 2015

Eight bodies of the nine people killed in the Churachandpur protest against the three Bills passed by the State Assembly on August 31, 2015 finally laid to rest. Hopefully this should exorcise the ghost of the 2015 Bills, which the Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JACAATB) had dubbed as anti-tribals. Apart from the loss […]

Finally, State Government inks MoU with CCpur JAC Last rites of bodies by May 25, ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each agreed upon

IMPHAL, May 10 : Nearly two years after Churachandpur erupted in protest against the three Bills passed by the State Assembly to check inflow of non-local people on August 31, 2015, the State Government inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills at Churachandpur today. Accordingly it was agreed […]

CCpur JAC to take campaign to Delhi

IMPHAL, Apr 12 : The Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB) has decided to send its representatives to New Delhi at the earliest to campaign for the tribal people’s cause. The JAC has also decided to observe the 600th Day of the Movement on April 22, 2017. These decisions were taken in a joint […]

Dialogues between State Govt, CCpur JAC Second round of talk breaks down

NNN/Staff Reporter IMPHAL, Apr 10: The second round of talks between Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB) and Manipur Government here ended without any apparent breakthrough with no date set for a later meeting. The talks between the Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills and the Government held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat lasted […]

Govt-CCpur JAC hold dialogue

Imphal, Apr 7: The State Government and the Joint Action Committee Against ‘Anti-Tribal’ Bills (Churachandpur) held a meeting today at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat with Chief Minister N Biren in the chair. Chief Minister N Biren expressed his desire to let the families of the victims perform the last rites considering the trauma being suffered […]

AMWJU’s list gets CM’s nod

IMPHAL, Mar 30: The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) today submitted an 11-point charter of demands to Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh, which include setting up of a press academy. A team of the union led by its president Wangkhemcha Shamjai and advisor N Tombiraj met the Chief Minister in his office. The […]