Imphal: The Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM demanded the State government to amend the Meitei Mayek as an official script with the Manipur Official language Act 1979, in the upcoming cabinet meeting which is going to take place in February 2021.
Addressing to media person at DESAM Office, Imphal the Secretary General of DESAM L.Lamyanba Metei said that the alliance has demanding to approved as a Official Script in the passing years to amend the Meitei Mayek as a official Script in the Manipur Official language Act 1979 . He also mentioned that for making it possible for the students reading in colleges to study Manipuri language in Meitei Mayek rather than the Bengali script.
Further he appealed to the concerned department of the State to provide an integrated Teachers Education Program which was demanded and given an ultimatum to the Governor.
DESAM also appealed to the state government to make a proper Education Act in reference with the Karnataka Education Act 1983 as amended in 2017, where there is penal law for black mail of question paper and some destruction for examination protocols. Since, the last examination of BOSEM and COHSEM question paper was leaked where the state has no proper Act and law for such the criminal to be punished.