IMPHAL, Aug 28 - The first day of the two-day emergency session of the Manipur Assembly today witnessed the introduction of three Bills to protect the identity of the indigenous people of the State.
The three Bills are Protection of Manipur Peoples Bill 2015, Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms (Seventh Amendment) Bill 2015 and Manipur Shop and Establishments (Second Amendment) Bill 2015.
Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh introduced the Protection of Manipur Peoples Bill 2015 followed by introduction of Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Bill and Manipur Shop and Establishments Bill by Revenue Minister Thoudam Debendra and Labour Minister Irengbam Hemochandra Singh respectively.
The House earlier observed two minutes silence in honour of the departed souls of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and former Manipur MLA Ksh Irabot.
Later, Speaker Th Lokeshwor adjourned the House till Monday.
Hunger Marchers� Day: The All Manipur Students� Union (AMSU) observed the 50th Hunger Marchers� Day, better known as Chaklam Khongchat Ningsing Numit, here on Thursday. The Day commemorates the historic agitation launched by students, against the artificial food scarcity in the State, on this day in 1965.
Floral tributes were paid to the memories of the four students who laid down their lives during the agitation, at the students� memorial complex at Pishum Chingamacha near here.
Later, a rally was organised with participation of thousands of students who later converged at the Manipur College Multipurpose Hall for a public meeting. The meet reiterated the demand for implementation of the Inner Line Permit System to regulate entry of outsiders in the State.