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ANSAM bandh hits normal life in Manipur
Correspondent IMPHAL, JUL 13:
Published on 14 Jul. 2010 12:08 AM IST
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Normal life in Naga dominated four hill districts of Manipur came to a grinding halt Tuesday, on the first day of 72-hour Chakka bandh called by ANSAM. ANSAM called for 72-hour chakka bandh in the Naga inhabitant areas of Manipur which commenced from 6 pm Monday and would last till 6 pm of July 15.
The bandh affected normal life in Senapati, Tamenglong, Chandel and Ukhrul districts.
According to police report, traffic along the NH-53 and 39 was empty as no vehicles proceeded from Jiribam and Mao Gate for Imphal, except two oil tankers crossing New Keithel police check post on NH-53.
Further, reports from the four districts stated that main roads and streets wore deserted look as all types of vehicles including two wheelers and light vehicles were off the road. No untoward incident had been reported.
ANSAM called the bandh demanding review of the present status of legislation with reference to the Manipur (Hill areas) District Council Act, 1971 which was amended in 2008 and revocation of arrest warrant issued by the government against its president, David Choro and UNC president, Samson.

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