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Former ADC members seek Centre's intervention over non-holding of elections

Former ADC members went to Delhi in connection with the "functioning of ADCs of Manipur including non-holding of ADC elections" after the lapse of the latest term in November, 2020 .

ByNNN/Imphal

Updated 28 Dec 2022, 6:23 am

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Former Manipur Autonomous District Council (ADC) members visited New Delhi and apprised Central leaders their grievances. 

A four-member delegation of "Ex-ADC Members' Forum," Manipur, met several Central leaders, including Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in New Delhi. They informed about the "functioning of ADCs of Manipur, including non-holding of ADC elections" after the lapse of the last term in November 2020.

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The delegation included RS Ngaranchui, convenor, Thangkam Lupheng, secretary, Yaronsho Ngalung, former chairman of Ukhrul ADC and Namsinrei Panmei, former chairman of Tamenglong ADC.

A statement issued by forum convenor RS Ngaranchui and secretary Thangkam Lupheng, said they submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 22.

On December 22, the team submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister.

The team then met Arjun Munda, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Girijaj Singh, Union Minister for Panchayati Raj, Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister for Law and Justice.

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They apprised the Central leaders the grievances faced by the ADCs of Manipur and handed over a copy each of the memorandum to the Union ministers.

"The team had a fruitful and positive time with all the Union ministers... The Union Home minister gave a very positive response to issues being raised by the delegation in connection with the  functioning of ADCs of Manipur, including non-holding of ADC elections after the lapse of the last term in November, 2020... The meetings with the Union ministers were facilitated and arranged by Lorho S Pfoze, Lok Sabha MP from Outer Parliamentary constituency of Manipur".

The delegation returned to Manipur from New Delhi on Monday.

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NNN/Imphal

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Imphal, Manipur

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