IMHAL: The Rongmei Naga Youth Organization (RNYO) has asserted on Thursday that it is compelled to declare a bandh on National Highway 37, State Highways and all National Projects within the Rongmei inhabited areas of Manipur from November 9, 2020, starting from 6:00 AM onwards till their demand for retaining Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters’ Museum is conceded by the GOM.
The organization has demanded to retain the site of the museum as approved by the Central Government and demanded that the site should not be shifted from Tamenglong/Noney the native district of Rani Gaidinliu.
In a statement signed by President of RNYO Kanpatlung Pamei, the RNYO also mentioned that it had repeatedly made appeals to the Government of Manipur through social media, since August 16, 2020, as well as official representations. Memorandum was submitted to the Chief Minister of Manipur and on September 22, 2020 the organization has set 15 days ultimatum with effect from October 18 to November 3, 2020. The deadline has passed but the government remains mute to the matter. The fact has prompted and compelled the organization to agitate with intensive blocking of government activities to the effect of public daily round of toils. The government shall be held responsible for any extent of disruption, it added.
RNYO has directed the RNYOM to intimate all units and village youths organizations/clubs to prepare and get ready as planned.