Bandh hits traffic on Imphal-Senapati NH-2 in Manipur: Relaxed for Good Friday

Reports said that hundreds of Imphal-bound vehicles coming from different parts of the region through Dimapur were stranded in Senapati district.

Normal traffic along the Imphal-Senapati section of NH-2 was severely hit on Thursday as the 36-hour bandh in Kangpokpi district commenced Thursday morning at 6am.

Civil Society Organisations of Kangpokpi district is imposing the bandh demanding what they termed it as “a fair transfer and posting policy”, while alleging frequent transfer and posting of officials in various departments in the district disrupting the administration in the district.

Owing to the bandh, no inter-state service vehicles including passenger buses and goods laden trucks moved on NH-2 that passes through the district.

Reports said that hundreds of Imphal-bound vehicles coming from different parts of the region through Dimapur were stranded in Senapati district. 

The bandh also severely hit other areas of the district with all shops and business establishments remaining down their shutters fearing backlash if they defied the bandh.

Police said there was no untoward incident related to the bandh for the day.

In a joint meeting of all the Kangpokpi civil voluntary organisations decided to relax the ongoing 36-hour bandh in view of Good Friday and further appeals of in-charge Minister Losii Dikho and MLA Nemcha Kipgen.

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