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Rengma Hoho re-launches bandh

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

The (RSZ) and (RSU) today re-launched indefinite along the stretch of National Highway-2 in sub-division demanding creation of a new district of

The two youth and students body under the aegis of its apex body Rengma Hoho had been demanding separation of sub-division from present and upgrading into a full-fledged district.

They had earlier launched agitation and also imposed from December 26 last. However, they had temporarily suspended the for the new year celebrations.

"Feels deprived and discriminated and as such has begun to doubt the governments dedication towards the peoples real issues and concerns", said a statement issued by

"Such inaction on the governments end has left the Rengma people aggrieved and feel that the has turned its back on the Rengma community and is insensitive to the sentiments of the Rengmas", he said.

The RSZ and resumed the bandh from 10 AM onwards till the demand is met, it said.

Official sources said that adequate security measures have put in place by the district administration to thwart any untoward incident.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 21:25 IST