STDCM demands to include Meitei/Meetei under ST Category

STDCM na Manipur gi Meitei/ Meetei meeyamga loinana yelhoumee Meitei/Meetei busu Indian Constitution gi Article 342(1) gi makhada yelhoumeesinggi list oiriba Scheduled Tribe ki list ta yaohallu amadi yelhoumee oibagi Constituional safeguard piyu haina State govt amadi Central govta taksinduna Lakli. Indefinite economic blockade amadi Assembly election nachingbana maram oiduna ehou asi matam khara tapthaduna […]

Tribal bodies oppose ST status demand for Meeteis/Meiteis

IMPHAL, Sep 27 : Opposing the demand of the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee, Manipur that the Meeteis/ Meiteis be included in the Scheduled Tribe list of the Constitution of India, the Outer Manipur Tribals’ Forum (OMTF), a conglomerate body of the Hmar Inpui, Thadou Inpi Manipur, Mizo People Convention, United Naga Council and Zomi Council […]

Tribal body opposes ST status to six communities of Assam

GUWAHATI: The Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisation of Assam (CCTOA, an umbrella body different tribal groups, on Monday categorically asked the central and state governments to stop the process of granting scheduled tribe status to six communities. The six communities demanding ST status are Koch Rajbongshi, Tai Ahom, Moran, Motok, Chutia and Adivasi. The […]

Diametrically opposing voices Raging debate on ST status

Diametrically opposing voices. So while one group, led by the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee, Manipur (STDCM) has raised the banner demanding that the Meeteis/Meiteis be included in the Scheduled Tribe list of the Constitution of India, another group has staunchly opposed this stating that Manipur existed as a princely State for centuries and pointing out […]

Stage set for ST status mass rally

IMPHAL, Sep 16 : The Coordinating Body of Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (CBSTDCM) has completed all preparations for the mass rally scheduled on September 18. Speaking to media persons at the UKAL office of Palace Compound today, CBSTDCM convenor Mutum Churamani appealed to all Meiteis/Meiteis settled in different parts of the State, civil society […]

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ST status demand for Meiteis/Meeteis Mass rally arrangements nearly finalised

IMPHAL, Sep 13: Arrangements for the scheduled mass rally to be staged on September 18 to press the demand for the inclusion of Meetei/Meitei in ST list are nearing completion, said Coordinating Body of Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee, Manipur (CBSTDCM) Publicity Committee convenor W Ananda. In a statement, Ananda said that Organising Committee, Volunteers Committee, […]

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Public meet held on ST demand Campaign for ST status picks up tempo

IMPHAL, Sep 11 : A public meeting was held today at Sagolband Nepra Menjor Leikai on the ongoing campaign for enlistment of Meitei/Meetei in the ST category. The meeting was jointly organised by the Coordinating Body of Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (CBSTDCM) and the Nepra Menjor Pukhri Mapal Youth Development Association. Local senior citizens […]

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ST status campaign continues unabated

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee, Manipur (STDCM) today organised a public meeting apart from staging a sit-in-protest at Lamlong Keithel today. STDCM former convenor Tayenjam Khogen while speaking at the meeting said that womenfolk must take active part in the ST demand just like the late mothers did in the first and second […]

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Sixth Day of “Relay Hunger Strike” by Meetei / Meitei groups Demanding Restoration of Scheduled Tribe status

“Tarukni (6) ni Chanba Khuthang Chara Henkhre” Coordinating Body on Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee na sin langdu na lamdam sigi Meetei singa khutsamnaduna houkhiba August 7 dagi houkhiba khuthang chara henbagi khongjang ngasi numit tarukni (6) ni chanbagi khongjang oina Wangkhei Keithel Ashangbi Community Hall da SATJAL Academy (Universal Friendship Organisation) gi volunteer sing na […]

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Meitei bodies on hunger strike; demand ST status

Source: Nagaland Post Schedule Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (STDC) and Coordinating Body of Schedule STDC have launched relay-hunger strike from Sunday demanding inclusion of Meitei community into the ST list. Titular king of Manipur Leishemba Sanajaoba was among around 100 members of STDC who participated in the relay-hunger strike in Imphal’s THAU ground. The strike […]

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Public meet endorses ST status demand

IMPHAL, May 22 : A public meeting held here today at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen, Palace Compound has endorsed the demand for enlistment of Meitei/Meetei in Scheduled Tribe (ST) category under the Constitution of India. The meeting organised by the Coordinating Body on Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (CBSTDCM) resolved to urge the State Government […]