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Meetei ST Demand: MPCC president assures support

Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee president K Meghachandra on Wednesday said let the state government decide whether the demand for inclusion of Meetei in ST category is genuine.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 19 Jan 2023, 4:35 pm

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Assuring all possible support to the demand for inclusion of Meetei in ST list on an individual level, Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president K Meghachandra on Wednesday said let the state government decide whether the demand is genuine.

Meghachandra, who is also the MLA of Wangkhem AC, made the statement to the media after the team of STDCM thronged his official residence at Babupara, Imphal and submitted a representation seeking his support in the demand for inclusion of Meetei in ST list.

Related: ST Demand: Meetei Tribe Union apprises governor

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“According to me, the demand is genuine. I will personally support it at my best level,” he said, assuring that he will also discuss the matter at the Congress party’s level for any possible political support.

Related: No commitment from Ibobi on ST demand

While submitting the representation, the team addressed the MPCC president on the need for inclusion of Meetei in ST list and also highlighted all the possible criteria to be included in the ST list.

Also Watch Manipur CLP leader O Ibobi's take on ST demand: Former CM Ibobi's response to STDCM on demand | Imphal Free Press

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