Responsive Ad Slot

Parbung meet opposes oil drilling

Thursday, August 9, 2012

/ Published by Simon L Infimate

Imphal, August 07: A public meeting was held today at Parbung Community Hall in Churachandpur to discuss the proposed Public Hearing to be conducted by Manipur Pollution Control Board with regard to the Oil Exploration and Drilling Activities done under the Jubilant Oil & Gas Pvt Ltd.

According to a press release of Hmar Students' Association (HSA) signed by its Secretary (Internal) Joseph L Infimate, more than 200 persons including chairmen and members of Village Authorities, village elders and public representatives attended the meeting which unanimously objected drilling and exploration of petroleum product from the state.

The meeting contended that the MoU signed by the company with Manipur Government was without the consent and approval of the indigenous villagers, the ADC or the Manipur Hill Areas Committee. The meeting further entrusted Tipaimukh Area Village Authority Union to make known resolution adopted in another bigger Public Meeting which scheduled to be held at Parbung tomorrow.

Source:Hueiyen News Service
Don't Miss
© all rights reserved
made with by Simon L Infimate