Tuesday, September 27, 2022

MHPF withdraws proposed Independence Day boycott call

Mopong Hongkong Public Forum (MHPF), which had decided to abstain from participating in the 75th Independence Day celebration in protest against government’s failure to retain Mopong EAC under ADC Tobu administration, has decided to withdraw the decision after verbal assurance from chief minister.
MHPF president Neangba Konyak and general secretary H Angnyei Konyak stated that the leaders of Mopong and Tobu had a meeting with the chief minister on July 15 at his official residence during which the chief minister verbally assured to look into the needs and grievances after August 15.
The forum said the leaders, “having confidence in the verbal assurance of the chief minister”, have decided to withdraw its decision from abstaining participation in the Independence Day. It said the proposed agitation would be kept in abeyance till further notice. The forum appreciated the leaders of Tobu for extending solidarity. The forum also expressed regret for the inconvenience caused to the citizens of Mopong and Tobu.