Bomb blast victims seek govt attention, protest held


IMPHAL, March 1: The Hatta Makha Leikai Social and Youth Development Organization Imphal east district today submitted a memorandum to the deputy commissioner, Imphal east requesting for adequate compensation cum ex-gratia to the bomb blast victims of Hafiz Hatta Makha leikai.

It drew attention of the concerned authority stating that most of the injured victims of the blast are daily wage earners like labourers and rickshaw pullers who are also the sole providers for their respective families.

In the meantime, a sit in protest was also held today at Hatta area comprising of families of the victim and local women folk condemning the attack in the strongest term.

Talking to media persons during the protest, a protestor identified as one Majida Adalat, appeal to all concerned individuals or organization not to repeat such attack in any populated area and create sense of apprehension and panic amongst the general public.

She further drew the attention of the concerned authority to give necessary compensation to the injured victims who are sole bread earners of their respective families.

The bomb blast which occurred on 27 February at around 12:40 pm in front of a hardware shop at Hatta under Porompat police station, Imphal east district, had injured seven individuals including an SI and a personnel of the traffic police and five other civilians.


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