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Total shutdown disrupts normal life in Manipur's border town Moreh

The 24-hour total shutdown called by the All Tribal Students' Union Manipur (ATSUM) in protest against the delay in holding elections to the Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) was enforced by KSO Moreh.

ByMoreh Correspondent

Updated 4 Aug 2022, 5:03 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

Normal life was affected in Moreh town on Thursday as Kuki Students Organisation (KSO) Moreh block enforce 24-hour total shutdown called by the All Tribal Students' Union Manipur (ATSUM) in protest against the delay in holding elections to the Autonomous District Councils (ADCs).

Moreh Shutdown(PHOTO: IFP)

Streets and Markets in India-Myanmar border town wore a deserted look as all vehicles, including private and taxis, remained off the roads. All shops, business establishments, financial sectors and educational institutions also remained closed on Thursday.

ATSUM Bandh Moreh(PHOTO: IFP)

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Volunteers of KSO, Zillai, ICC and other Kuki CSOs were seen enforcing the shutdown since 6pm of August 3 in India's last border town in Tengnoupal district Manipur.

ATSUM Bandh Moreh(PHOTO: IFP)

During the course of the bandh, Moreh police under the vision of OC Moreh P/S and CDO Moreh team kept strict vigil to control any unwanted incidents. No untoward incident occurred till the filling of this report.

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First published:4 Aug 2022, 4:55 pm

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Moreh Correspondent

Moreh Correspondent

MOREH district, Manipur

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