Sadar Hills and the Panchayati Raj

By Thongkholal Haokip Sadar Hills was burning in September 2007 during the Manipur panchayat polls. The two Kuki organisations, Sadar Hills District Demand Committee (SHDDC) and Kuki Students Organisation (KSO), opposed the inclusion of some areas in Sadar Hills under Panchayati Raj system. Violence rocked during the panchayat elections held on September 19, 2007, where supporters of the SHDDC and […]

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Reorganisation Of District Boundaries In Manipur: Issues And Perspectives

By Thongkholal Haokip Hueiyen Lanpao,¬†September 17, 2011 A month after intense Sadar Hills agitation spearheaded by the Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee (SHDDC) since August 1, 2011 demanding upgradation of the Sadar Hills area of Senapati district into a full-fledged district, the indecisive cabinet of the Secular Progressive Front (SPF) government of the Manipur under Okram Ibobi Singh institute a […]

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