Tuesday, August 16, 2022

HANM volunteers protest outside M’laya secretariat

Correspondent

Members of the Hynniewtrep Achik National Movement (HANM) on Monday staged a sudden protest outside the gate of the main secretariat building and shouted slogans against the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government.
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma was chairing a cabinet meeting which was attended by his council of ministers and senior government officials.
The members led by its president Lamphrang Kharbani shouted slogans against the government’s failure to urge the centre to implement Inner Line Permit (ILP), inclusion of Khasi and Garo languages in the Eight Schedule of the Constitution despite resolutions adopted by the Meghalaya Assembly.
Appreciating steps taken by the governments in Meghalaya and Assam to resolve the long pending boundary dispute, Kharbani however reminded the government that in the process the state’s land should not go to Assam.

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