Maklang social bodies take out rally on “Protection of Women, Children”

IMPHAL, September 29: Several local organizations of Maklang area today took out a mass rally cum public meeting under the banner “Protection of Women and Children”.

Organised jointly by the Village Woman Coordinating Committee (VWCOC), Local Youth Development Club (LYDC), Maklang Youth Development Club (MYDC), Community Base Organisation (CBO’s), People Organisation (PO), the rally was flagged off at 11:30 am by Maklang Gram Panchayat Pradhan Oinam (O) Inaotombi from the Maklang Bazar area.

Although the rally started off with around 100 locals, several others joined in along the way.

After the rally concluded at the Luker Mayai Leikai Community hall, a public meeting was convened at the spot.

Acting as the spokesperson of the organizations, M Renubala said that crimes against women has been rapidly rising in the state.

Today’s rally and public meeting is a joint effort of the local organizations against Crimes Against Women and Children, she said before appealing to all to join in and support the movement.

She said the organizations will submit a memorandum on the issue to the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and copies will also be submitted to the Union Home minister Sushil Kumar Sinde, state Governor Ashwani Kumar and Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.

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