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MZP sends memorandum to President

PTI | Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 19:36

Aizawl: Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) or the Mizo students association on Friday submitted a memorandum of the North East Students Organisation (NESO) to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking his intervention in the attacks against the people of the North East in Delhi.

NESO urged the Centre to take effective measures by the appropriate authorities which could give mental, social and physical security to the students and people of the North Eastern region studying and residing in Delhi and other parts of India, the memorandum said.

The memorandum, narrating the attacks on north easterners said that on January 29, a student from Arunachal Pradesh Nido Taniam was beaten to death.

"We demand proper and swift high level enquiry of the incident and to give exemplary punishment to the people involved," it said.

Two women belonging to the Thangkhul Naga community were assaulted, while a minor girl from Manipur was raped at Munirka on February eight. Two Manipur boys were assaulted on February 10.
Such incidents of assault and molestation were happening on a frequent basis resulting in a feeling of insecurity, especially among women, the memorandum said.

The MZP leaders handed over the memorandum to state Governor Vakkom Purushothaman.

First Published: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 19:36

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