Manipur UTLA decries State govt’s neglect
Chairman of United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA), S. K. Thadou, in a press note, has expressed that the organisation is being neglected by the government of Manipur (GOM) as it has not fulfilled its commitment when the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between UTLA and the GOM and government of India (GOI).
He stated that the State government had assured of providing one-time rehabilitation package of Rs 25 lakh to every cadre, construction of a model village and allocation of government jobs to every cadres. “Though bank A/C numbers of all cadres were submitted, only ‘One-time rehabilitation package’ for 21 cadres has been availed till date,” S. K. Thadou added.
The chairman of UTLA also drew the attention of both the GOM and GOI to clear the said package before the upcoming MP elections. He further advised all the cadres of the organisation not to indulge or involve themselves with the public regarding the upcoming election at any cost so that every citizen can exercise their voting rights in a free and fair manner.