IMPHAL, Oct 25 : The UNC has asserted that it has received reports about supporters of Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee forcing educational institu- tions, Naga villages and non-Kuki villages in Sadar Hills and Saitu sub-divisions to participate in rallies, economic blockade and other programme for demanding Sadar Hills district against their wishes.
A press release issued by the UNC asked individuals/organisations concerned to desist from such acts of coercion which has no place in democracy.
Such unacceptable acts would only create greater rift on communal lines.
The further advised the targeted institutions and villages to be vigilant and firmly oppose such impositions and refrain from participating in any such ‘communally designed programmes’.
Source: The Sangai Express
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