The home guard personnel have been demanding amongst others a raise in their salary .
A large team of police personnel led by Addl SP of Imphal West Priyadarshini attempted to take all the five home guard personnel on hunger strike to the hospital today .
However, the home guard personnel resisted the attempt insisting that they end up there regardless of the consequent unless the demands raised by the Home guard are met .
A brief tussle ensued between the police and home guard personnel.
A protester whose BP was found to be low was later taken to the hospital .
A home guard personnel while speaking to media persons later said that the State Govt has neglected the demand for increasing the salary of home guard personnel despite a standing order of the Supreme Court directing the States to increase the salary of the home guard personnel .
The personnel, as such, have taken up the extreme step of launching a hunger strike, the personnel said .
The personnel have been launching series of agitation since June 22 .
Source: The Sangai Express