NESO to facilitate resolving deadlock
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, July 29: Amid fervent appeals for lifting the ANSAM sponsored economic blockade AMSU president Sinam Prakash and former secretary Jotin Salam left Imphal today to attend a meeting convened by North East Students´┐Ż organisation to discuss on the prevailing situation in Manipur.

In the meeting scheduled for tomorrow at Guwahati is being especially organised by NESO to facilitate representatives of AMSU and Naga Students´┐Ż Federation meet face to face to bring about an amicable end to the ongoing impasse, said an AMSU release.

In the backdrop of the ANSAM agitation, president of Manipur State Congress party M Hemanta held separate meetings with Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Assam PCC chief Bhubaneshwar Kalita at Guwahati.

The MSCP president is informed to have urged the Assam CM for a positive role in preventing escalation of tension in the NE region due to the indefinite blockade.

The Assam Government had assured all possible assistance to end the highway impasse, added an MPSC release.

Meanwhile, a day after calling on the Governor Dr SS Sidhu to demand adequate measures for addressing shortages of essential commodities including baby food, improvement of NH-53 and security cover to transport operators/drivers, representatives of nine women organisations met the Chief Minister to highlight similar grievances and remedial measures thereof.

The women bodies also prevailed upon the CM against revoking declaration of June 18 as State Integrity Day/Holiday.