The deputy commissioner and the chief executive officer concerned of the districts will be the joint signatories for all financial transactions of the councils.
The state government has not been able to notify the ADC election as agreed upon due to the surge in COVID-19 across the state, additional chief secretary (TA and H) Letkhogin Haokip stated.
The state government has decided to announce the election notification of the Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) on or before May 5, 2021, so that the elections are completed by June 25, 2021.
The total shutdown was imposed in connection with the arrest of three ATSUM leaders on Monday night by Manipur police over the democratic agitation of ATSUM against the delay of ADC Election in the state.
Apropos the press note issued on Monday by the state government on its decision to conduct the ADC Elections by June 25, ATSUM clarifies that the decision was one sided.
ATSUM said that the agitations will include two days picketing of government offices and mass rallies.
ATSUM and its federating unit also resolved to call for an indefinite economic blockade if the state government still fails to notify the date of the election even after the 24-hour total shutdown.
KSO Moreh block announced its unreserved support to the proposed 24 hours bandh of ATSUM which will be followed by indefinite economic blockade if the state government fails to give a positive response even after 24 hours bandh.
The All Tribal Students Union Manipur (ATSUM) had called for a 24 hour total shutdown in the hill districts from March 12 midnight.
The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) has served an ultimatum to the chief minister and governor of Manipur to issue a notification