Normal life affected in Imphal Valley as Meira Paibi, local clubs call for 48-hr bandh

Updated: Sep 19 2023 10:38AM

Imphal, Sep 19 (PTI) Normal life was affected in Imphal Valley districts on Tuesday as Meira Paibi, a collective of Meitei women, and five local clubs called for a 48-hour bandh from midnight demanding the release of five youths who were arrested for carrying firearms and sporting camouflage uniforms, officials said.

Markets and commercial establishments remained closed and few vehicles plied the roads on Tuesday morning.

Supplementary examinations of all subjects of class 10 board exams of Board of Secondary Education, Manipur, scheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday, were cancelled in view of the bandh. Those will be rescheduled at a later date.