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Students stage march for Sadar Hills district

By Newmai News

IMPHAL, Oct 15 � Thousands of students from 20 schools on Friday staged a protest march to demand �immediate upgradation of Sadar Hills to a full-fledged district�.

The rally, which was organised by Sadar Hills Private Schools� Association (SHIPS) under the banner, �We want immediate inauguration of Sadar Hill as full- fledged district�, was started from Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi and culminated at the office of the Additional DC, Autonomous District Council (ADC). They later submitted a memorandom addressed to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh through the SDC in-charge.

Sadar Hills Private Schools� Association president Pagin Kipgen said: �The student community and the Association have no inclination to involve in politics yet we staged a protest rally related with political issue.�

�We are not involved in politics in anyway but the disturbed situation has compelled us to get involved.�

The Sadar Hills Private Schools� Association feels itself constrained to highlight the plight of the people in the backdrop of the economic blockade imposed by the Sadar Hills District Demand Committee since August 1, with a humble appeal to ameliorate the sufferings of the citizens, stated the memorandum submitted to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh yesterday.

�Why cannot the present Government settle the Sadar Hills issue as it has time and again confirmed that the demand for Sadar Hills is a genuine demand�, asserted the memorandum.

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Students stage march for Sadar Hills district

IMPHAL, Oct 15 � Thousands of students from 20 schools on Friday staged a protest march to demand �immediate upgradation of Sadar Hills to a full-fledged district�.

The rally, which was organised by Sadar Hills Private Schools� Association (SHIPS) under the banner, �We want immediate inauguration of Sadar Hill as full- fledged district�, was started from Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi and culminated at the office of the Additional DC, Autonomous District Council (ADC). They later submitted a memorandom addressed to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh through the SDC in-charge.

Sadar Hills Private Schools� Association president Pagin Kipgen said: �The student community and the Association have no inclination to involve in politics yet we staged a protest rally related with political issue.�

�We are not involved in politics in anyway but the disturbed situation has compelled us to get involved.�

The Sadar Hills Private Schools� Association feels itself constrained to highlight the plight of the people in the backdrop of the economic blockade imposed by the Sadar Hills District Demand Committee since August 1, with a humble appeal to ameliorate the sufferings of the citizens, stated the memorandum submitted to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh yesterday.

�Why cannot the present Government settle the Sadar Hills issue as it has time and again confirmed that the demand for Sadar Hills is a genuine demand�, asserted the memorandum.