Manipur : Khousabung Civil Bodies Ask CM For Sub-Division Before 2022 Elections

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The Khousabung Area Peoples’ Alliance (KAPA) and the Khousabung Sub-Division Demand Committee (KSDDC) urged the Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh to inaugurate the Khousabung sub-division before the initiation of state Assembly Election.

These two bodies have also requested the CM to further expedite the process of its construction.

During the meeting, the Khousabung bodies reiterated its strongest condemnation of cabinet’s decision to shift the proposed Khousabung sub-division to Kangvai sub-division, a decision adopted on February 10, 2016.

The proposed sub-division is the aspiration of the people of Khousabung area for over two/three decades, added a joint press release issued by KAPA and KSDDC.

“The Cabinet Decision taken under the Chairmanship of the then Chief Minister Okram Ibobi with the ill advise of the then Congress MLA T Manga Vaiphei was not only unconstitutional but also a demonstration of parochial and divisive agenda,” the statement said.

According to the joint release, this meeting also urged political parties and intending candidates of 57-Henglep assembly constituency to come forward and clear their stand on the following. proposed Khousabung sub-division at the earliest.

The meeting further resolved to observe February 10, 2022 as “Khousabung Black Day” in pursuit of justice for Khousabung sub-division.

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