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The joint meeting of civil Zeliangrong organization on Friday at Tarung Community Hall in Imphal discussed the prevailing situation arising out of the armed conflict between the underground organization NSCN (IM) & ZUF at Khoupum Area.

The meeting condemned the armed conflict going on at Khoupum area inflicting gross of social insecurity of the public in general. It further appealed to the outfit to immediately stop these fighting in general populated areas.

The meeting was attend by Zeliangrong Baudi, Zeliangrong Students’ Union Manipur, Rongmei Luh Phuam, Khoupum Area Peace Committee, social workers and various leader of Zeliangrong organization.

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PS: http://www.assamassembly.nic.in/biodata-speaker.html

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