Latest NorthEast India News | Manipur: Displaced MBBS students protest exclusion from examination

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.

Also Read: Manipur violence: Tribal body’s total shutdown strictly enforced in Kangpokpi district

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.