The 24 hours total shutdown called by Asian Highway Land Affected Villages Chairmen/Chiefs Association on the row following NH-2 expansion and land acquisition issue has been called off.
In a press statement issued by AHLAVCCA, it said that Chief Minister N Biren Singh has given his personal assurance along with the concerned MLA of 50-Kangpokpi to resolve the issue.
AHLAVCCA said that the association will take more stringent forms of agitation in case the Chief Minister and the government fail to bring acceptable solution on the said issue.
It also conveyed gratitude to all the CSOs including All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union, TSA Sadar Hills, affected villages’ Chiefs and owner and general public for all their relentless support and cooperation.
AHLAVCCA in collaboration with various student bodies and civil society organizations of Kangpokpi District had announced a 24 hour total shutdown from 5 AM of July 2 till 5 AM of July 3 in connection with the Asian Highway expansion. Volunteers from the affected area came together in blocking the NH-2, the lifeline of Manipur and staged protest. Kalapahar and Gamgiphai being the epicenters.