IMPHAL, Oct 18: A group christened, People’s Campaign for Assembly Election 2012: Deciding our Destiny, Manipur chapter, was launched at Khwairamband bazar, Imphal today.
A small group of concerned citizens, men and women, old and young took an oath of allegiance to initiate the campaign in the State, said a press release.
The campaign was also simultaneously launched across the country in metro cities by groups of concerned citizens from Manipur including students, professors, employees in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore and Jalandhar etc for a collective effort in the campaign prior to the Assembly election 2012.
The aim of the campaign is to hold political class accountable to the people while the campaign had several objectives including deliberation and dissemination of informed and purposeful understanding on issue of public importance in the light of the election, added the press release.
The group would also press the issues of public importance relevant in the election and organise mass contact programmes with citizens in order to deepen public consciousness and awareness, it added.
Source: The Sangai Express