TAC closes Govt offices in Ukhrul
Source: The Sangai Express / Addie Chiphang

Ukhrul, May 21 2010: In protest against the decision of the State Government to ban the entry of Th Muivah to his birth place at Somdal, Ukhrul district, the Tangkhul Action Committee has directed all Government establishment/ offices to close down from today.

In a statement issued to the media today, the TAC has urged both public as well as authority concerned to strictly comply with their directives from May 21 and added that the proclamation will cover all Govt offices falling within the jurisdiction of Ukhrul district.

Confirming that the scheduled visit of GK Pillai to Shirui village in commemoration of its golden jubilee on May 21, TAC said it has been done by the authority concerned, in consonance with the stand of TAC along with the wishes of the Tangkhul community due to the present situation.

However, the statement added that the directive to close down all Government establishment will be exempted with respect to Medical Dept, PHED, Power, Media, Schools, and Colleges.

Maintaining further that the proclamation which came into effect from today and it will be effective till Th Muivah is allowed to visit his birthplace, TAC decreed that during this period, while the proclamation is in effect, no program to welcome any VVIP or VIP from anywhere shall be allowed in Southern Nagalim.

The proclamation will be in force till Muivah is allowed to visit his birth place.

Further drawing the attention of the authority concerned TAC said that the proclamation should be strictly adhered to and any untoward incident or eventualities arising due to non-compliance would be the sole responsibility of the authority concerned or the individual, it warned.