Over 50 MBBS students from Shija, Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) and Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) were allegedly barred from appearing for exams.
Meanwhile, the first-year MBBS students along with 27 internally displaced students along with other students of the Churachandpur Medical College protested after they were prohibited from appearing in their first-year examination, which began today.
The students took a rally from Tuibong Bazar to the DC office and staged a sit-in protest in front of the DC office.
The agitated students also submitted a memorandum to Manipur Governor through the DC, in support of their various demands.
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The emergency total shutdown for 48 hours following the text texting of two innocent Kuki-Zo in an ambush yesterday in Manipur’s Kangpokpi district witnessed stringent enforcement in the whole of Kangpokpi.
The emergency total shutdown imposed by the top Kuki-Zo tribal body, the Committee on Tribal Unity, Sadar Hills Kangpokpi will culminate at 6:00 pm on November 22.
Volunteers were seen along National Highway 2 strictly enforcing the total shutdown. They strictly scrutinized the documents of exempted services and allowed them to pass if found genuine.
The volunteers sent those vehicles back without genuine documents.