//AMSU calls general strike from Jan 23

AMSU calls general strike from Jan 23


AMSU calls general strike from tonight

Imphal, Jan 23: The All Manipur Students‘ Union (AMSU) has called a general strike from midnight tonight till January 24 to protest the alleged violation of human rights by 24 Assam Rifles personnel at Moreh in Chandel district.
Announcing the decision, vice-president of AMSU E Ratankumar told mediapersons here that the AMSU will also boycott the Republic Day celebrations to protest the inability of the government to ”prevent the Assam Rifles personnel from carrying out excesses.” Meanwhile, Y Surchandra, District Magistrate, Imphal West, today promulgated prohibitory orders under section 144 CrPC in Imphal West district.
However, a large number of women had assembled at the noman’s land at Moreh near Myanmar border, demanding replacement of the 24 Assam Rifles 

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