IMPHAL, June 15 - There is no let up in Manipur demanding implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) system or a similar mechanism to protect the interest of indigenous people of the State. On Wednesday, public particularly the womenfolk staged sit-ins at different localities here.
Clad in traditional mourning attires, the womenfolk also formed human chains at the end of the sit-ins and shouted pro-ILP slogans. Roadside shops remained closed during the public demonstration.
Meanwhile, Churachandpur-based Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JAC) in a meeting with families of the �nine tribal martyrs� on Tuesday resolved to send a delegation comprising these families along with tribal village chiefs and tribal council leaders to Delhi to seek justice for the �martyrs� on the occasion of the 300th day of the movement, a press release said.
Mini truck torched: Unidentified persons torched a Tata DI 207 vehicle reportedly used for transporting beetle leaves near Namduanjang village under Noney police station in Tamenglong district this morning, reports said. The vehicle was proceeding from Imphal to pick up beetle leaves from Fulatol in Assam�s Cachar area.