School students form human chain to protest NSCN-IM activities
IMPHAL,8th Sep: Decrying the assault on All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) general secretary Soibam Anil by four self-proclaimed members of NSCN-IM as direct affront to entire student community, students of various schools staged protests on Saturday.
In Imphal West District, students of Model Higher Secondary School, Oxford English School and Kindergarten Montessori School located at Takyel area protested against the alleged misconduct by forming human chain in front of their respective schools.
Meanwhile, students of Lamlong Higher Secondary School in Imphal East district and students of Kakching Khunou College in Kakching district also formed human chain in front of their respective institutions. Similar human chains were also formed by students of Comprehensive Academy, Brighter School and Oinam High School in Bishnupur district and by students of Paradise English School and The Sofia English School in Thoubal District in front of their respective schools.
During the human chain protest, students held various placards inscribed with slogans for suitable punishment of those involved in the Nungba assault case, decried NSCN-IM agenda to balkanise Manipur, condemned government failure to check NSCN-IM members from looting and harrassing public, dismantling of NSCN-IM designated camps in Manipur, etc.