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HAC and ADC Bill 2021: What does the Speaker say?

IFP Bureau1 Dec 2021

IFP Editorial: Another debatable issue has come up as to whether the HAC is acting within its mandate or beyond it. Its mandate was given by Article 371 C and the Manipur Legislative Assembly (Hill Areas Committee) Order, 1972. The question now is whether that mandate also empowers the HAC to amend or expand its own mandate?

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ADC bill and Manipur elections

IFP Bureau8 Nov 2021

IFP Editorial: Although the intended objective of the campaign for the ADC Bill was to consolidate and increase the vote bank of a particular party allied with the BJP, it has also resulted in creating deep fissures in the hill-valley relations.

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Expanding the Hill Areas Committee

RK Nimai7 Sept 2021

With the hills up in arms against the September 1 order and rightly so, it would be most appropriate at this stage to cancel the September 1 order as it not only created tension between various communities but was in colourable exercise of power.

Hill district Tamenglong, Manipur (PHOTO: IFP) Photo: IFP)

Checkmate and unwise moves

IFP Bureau6 Sept 2021

IFP Editorial: The recent move to appoint nine valley MLAs in the Hill Areas Committee was a move ill-advised. It boomeranged and was subsequently withdrawn, but the damage had already been done.

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