JAC for Anti-Tribals Bills submitted CHARTER OF DEMANDS to Manipur CM
The Hon'ble Chief Minister
Government of Manipur
Subject: Charter of Demands
Please find enclosed herewith our Charter of Demands including the prerequisites for talks for your kind perusal and necessary actions.
H. Mangchinkhup, Chief Convernor
Lalkhohao Chongloi, Convenor Secretary
Date: 9 November 2015
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Charter of Demands
to the Government of Manipur
1. The Manipur Government must call back the following bills passed by the Manipur State Assembly on the 31st August, 2015 and place it on the Chief Minister's table within five days from today.
a. The Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015
b. The Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms (7th Amendment) Bill 2015
c. The Manipur Shops and Establishment Bill (2nd Amendment) Bill 2015
2. The Manipur Government must accept a representative from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India who is not lower than a Joint Secretary rank officer to witness the talks and the same shall be conveyed to the JAC as well as Ministry of Home Affairs in writing within five days from today.
3. With the Manipur Government having acknowledge their guilt for the offences they have committed against the tribal people protesting against the three anti-tribal Bills passed by the Manipur State Assembly on 31st Augut 2015 by performing Hiamkhaam as per the tribal customary laws and traditional practices on 2nd November 2015, adn with the Joint Action Committee Against the Anti-Tribal Bills (JAC) having accepted their acknowledgement, it is now pertinent to fulfill the tribal customary laws and traditional practices of paying luang man for the dead (the nine Tribal Martyrs) and etkolna/kepna for the maimed and injured by the Manipur Government at the earliest.
4. The talks between the Manipur Government and JAC shall be held in the presence of the representative from the Ministry of Home Affairs at any suitable location in Churachandpur District.