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RNYOM appreciates announcement to introduce hill land policy

Referring to a report published by the Imphal Free Press on June 30, RNYOM in a release, expressed hopefulness that new land law would be enacted soon as a counterpart of the MLR & LR Act, 1960.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 4 Jul 2022, 4:59 pm

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The Rongmei Naga Youth Organisation Manipur (RNYOM) on Monday extended appreciation to Chief Minister N Biren Singh's announcement to take up a Hill Land Policy in the forthcoming Monsoon Session of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly which is likely to commence from July 18. 

Referring to a report published by the Imphal Free Press on June 30, RNYOM in a release, expressed hopefulness that new land law would be enacted soon as a counterpart of the MLR & LR Act, 1960.

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It also recounted that the kings of Manipur did not attempt to disturb the land ownership and land holding convention of the hill people, and that the British Political Agency too tried to make the hill peoples sustain and survive according to the traditional and conventional modes of law. 

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It is high time, the state and the hill MLAs find the just law for hills and the valley as per the Article 371(C) of the Indian Constitution on the path to a better future, it added. 

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RNYOM also expressed gratitude to the state and the centre and all the agencies concerned for the great concern and search operation with relief assistance during the tragedy of Makhuam-Marangjing Landslide/Mudslide disaster.  

It also said that the organisation is thankful to the CSOs, other voluntary groups, individuals including those across the country.

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First published:4 Jul 2022, 4:59 pm

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RNYOMHill Land PolicyMLR & LR Act

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