UCM warns against revoking Jun 18 status
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, July 26: Reiterating its stance against revocation of declaring June 18 as State integrity Day/Holiday, United Committee Manipur (UCM) has warned that it launch the strongest ever movement in case Government reviews its earlier decision on the June 18 issue.

Speaking to newspersons today, UCM spokesman Yumnamcha Dilipkumar stated that ANSAM's agitation to protest the declaration by imposing economic blockade is beyond acceptable conduct and can be described as a act of terrorism if one takes into account dislocation of Irang Bridge.

Asserting that manipur government need to swing into action and book ANSAM volunteers, the spokesman said that UCM strongly condemns MP Mani Charenamei's pronouncement that declaring June 18 as ´┐ŻBlack Day' would have been more appropriate.

UCM also cast aspersions on conduct of Rishang Keishing.

Announcing the launch of awareness campaigns in the hill and valley areas for strengthening territorial and emotional integration Dilipkumar reiterated UCM's preparedness to defy divisive elements and of mass movement of even greater magnitude than ever witnessed before if the State Government revokes the ´┐Żdeclaration'.