Chandel protests against bomb blast

19 November 2017

From Our Correspondent

THOUBAL | Nov 18

In protest against the recent bomb blast at Mahamani Village, the people of Chandel district took out a mass protest rally at Chandel District Head Quarters today.

Jointly organised by Anal tribe's CSOs, large number of villagers, students, church and CSO leaders gathered at Mini Indoor Stadium and proceeded toward the office of deputy commissioner, Chandel via Japhou Bazar.

During the mass rally, the protestors displayed several placards denouncing the recent bomb blast and slogans like "We condemn bomb blast"  "We want Peace" etc. were raised.

A copy of memorandum addressed to Prime Minister of India, signed by the president of Anal Naga Tangpi (ANTA), Anal Students' Union, Anal Women Union, Anal Lon Chiefs' Association and Anal Christian Forum was handed over through the deputy commissioner, Chandel.

It may be mentioned that on November 13, suspected militant triggered an IED at Mahamani Village in Chandel District Head Quarters and claimed the lives of two Assam rifles personnel.


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