Tribal students` body to organize seminar on urgency of public participation to restore peaceful co-existence in state


IMPHAL, December 16: The All India Tribal Students’ Association, Delhi (AITSA) with its Manipur Branch will be organising a two day Conference-cum-Seminar on “PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE THROUGH DISTRIBUTION OF STATE RESOURCES IN MANIPUR: Reality or Myth!” on 27th & 28th January, 2012 in Zogal Memorial Hall, Zoveng, Churchandpur, Manipur in commemoration of its 18 years of service.

According to a statement of the association, the two day conference cum seminar will be organized in view of the urgency of public participation for restoring peaceful co-existence in Manipur.

President of the association, K. Zou  informed that the conference will be inaugurated by releasing a booklet dedicated to the patriotic leadership and integrity of (L) Yangmasho Shaiza, (L) Mairengbam Koireng Singh, T. Gougin Zou, (L) Teba Kilong, (L) Major Kating, Athuibou Daimei, (L) Athiko Daiho, (L) R. Suisa, (L) T.C. Tiankham and Paulen Haokip in memory of their sacrifice for the peaceful co-existence of the valley and hill people of Manipur in the 1960’s, the statement added. 

The Association invites scholars, writers, revolutionary leaders, and civil societies of Manipur to demonstrate their concern on the pitiable situation of Manipur state by presenting a paper or expressing their valuable ideas and suggestions for ushering peaceful co-existence in the state. Seminar papers, etc. should reach the undersigned on or before January 15, 2012. No TA/DA will be paid to the participants except resource persons, the release further added.

Further according to the statement, there will be no registration fee and that certificates will be given to every participant. The Association also invites all leaders of all organisations in Manipur and university student community to participate in the Seminar.

Further according to the statement, the sub-themes of the Conference/Seminar are prospects of peaceful co-existence in Manipur: It`s Urgency and Viability, the Glaring Economic Disparity in the Hills and Valley of Manipur: Political Negligence or Social Disorder; domination of Manipur State Resources by the Valley Dwellers: A Reality or Myth?; reservation pattern in Manipur: A Constructive Discrimination of SC/STs: An Overview; introduction of valley and hill cadre system in all recruitment in the state of Manipur: Its Merits and demerits; strategies for peaceful co-existence through reasonable: distribution of state resources in the state of Manipur and role of the MPs, MLAs, Public Servants & Civil Society in the Holistic Development of Manipur, the release added.


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