Demands for new district emerges during public hearing of district re-org committee


IMPHAL, November 24: The All Tribal Chiefs and Public Grievances Forum, Chandel and Demand Committee for Upgradation of Pherzawn, Churachandpur submitted their petition at the eight hearing of District Reorganization Committee today held at the office Chamber of the chief secretary, in Old Secretariat.

Speaking to media persons after the hearing, advisor of All Tribal Chiefs and Public Grievances Fourm, Chandel, Yangkholet Haokip stated that the forum has urged the state government to include the tribals of Tengnoupal and Sugnu area under Chandel district in view of administrative convenience. He further added that there are around 20 tribal villages under Sugnu and Tengoupal which should be put under Chandel district.

Four different organizations were supposed to attend the public hearing today but the Sekmai Block Congress Committee (I), Imphal west and the Naga People’s Front failed to turn up.


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