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Emergency session of Manipur assembly tomorrow

Manipur Speaker Th Lokeshwar Singh today convened an emergency one-day session of the assembly on July 15 to discuss the withdrawal of Manipur Regulation of Visitors and Migrant Workers Bill, 2015, by the state government.



Imphal: Manipur Speaker Th Lokeshwar Singh today convened an emergency one-day session of the assembly on July 15 to discuss the withdrawal of Manipur Regulation of Visitors and Migrant Workers Bill, 2015, by the state government.

The controversial bill was withdrawn by the government on Sunday night after a CLP meeting in the face of growing public demand and protests across the state for introduction of Inner Line Permit system in the state.

R K Bhagat Singh, Liaison officer of Manipur assembly, told PTI today that the speaker has called the house session at 11 am tomorrow to discuss the government resolution.

A Business Advisory Committee meeting chaired by the Speaker was held during the day and decided to discuss presentation of 15th report of the Business advisory, 2015 and the government resolution, he added.

The last session of the house had ended on July 10.

An emergency meeting chaired by Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh yesterday decided to convene a special session of the assembly on July 15 to discuss the withdrawal of the Bill.

A student was killed in confrontation between the protesters and the police on July 8, which led to the imposition of the indefinite curfew in Greater Imphal area.

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