|Protest against Citizenship Bill|
IMPHAL, Jan 21 - As part of the continuing protests against the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha, sit-in demonstrations were staged at various parts of the State under the aegis of several organisations today.
Meanwhile, a Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee team, led by its president TN Haokip, Congress Legislature Party leader O Ibobi Singh and Congress Working Committee member Gaikhangam called on Governor Dr Najma Heptulla at the Raj Bhavan here.
In the meeting, the Congress delegation apprised the Governor of the situation in the North East, particularly in Manipur, in the aftermath of the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha. It also submitting a memorandum in this regard.
Later, former Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh said that the delegation urged the Governor to convene a special session of the Manipur Assembly for a debate on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.