Updated 22 Jul 2022, 2:20 pm
The ‘All Manipur 10th and 11th IRB viva voce completed candidates’ on Thursday stormed the residence of Chief Minister N Biren Singh at Luwangsangbam under Heingang police station in Imphal East, demanding that the result of 10th and 11th Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) recruitment be immediately declared.
The candidates of ‘All Manipur 10th and 11th IRB viva voce completed candidates’ with a banner ‘June Gone, Promise Gone’, ‘10th and 11th IRB results, Ngashi Heyeng Thidana, Khudakta Haidokpiyu’ (immediately declare 10th and 11th IRB results without further dilly-dallying).
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The protesters shouted slogans such as ‘declare the IRB results’, ‘save the lives of youths’, ‘Chief Minister who failed to fulfil promises must resign’ among others.
A team of Heingang police station led by its officer-in-charge, Kh Pathou immediately rushed to the spot and tried to control the protesters. A confrontation took place between police personnel and protesters, after which the police resorted to lathi charge to disperse the cop aspirants.
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The police also detained some protesters who were later released after the situation was brought under control.
Chief Minister N Biren Singh had earlier made an announcement through the media that the long-awaited results of the recruitment might soon be out within the month of June. He also made a comment on Facebook that the results will be declared within the month of June.
First published:21 Jul 2022, 3:40 pm
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