The Committee of Forward Clubs, Thongju on Thursday demanded the Manipur government to convene an emergency assembly special session within five days i.e., between July 29 and August 2 and take a concrete resolution for the protection of the state from external threats.
The move was taken during an all-club and Meira Paibis meeting at SEVA club on Wednesday, wherein attendees from 12 groups unanimously took various resolutions, stated a release.
The Governor, chief minister and the MLAs should take key responsibilities and take a strong stance against the demand for separate administration in Manipur or any threats that will disintegrate the state, it stated. It also urged the MPs of Manipur to table the issue in the ongoing parliament session and appealed to take necessary measures and actions to curb the violence in the state.
It urged the Minister, MLAs and MPs to take swift action and fulfil their demand within the deadline, else warned of imposing indefinite public curfew/total shutdown from the next day of the deadline i.e., August 3. It mentioned that health, religious activities and emergency services shall be exempted from the purview of the shutdown.