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Manipur HC warns Central officials over blockade

Imphal, Feb 1: The Manipur High Court on Wednesday issued a stern warning to secretaries of the central government to comply with the court directives or face action. A full bench, comprising Chief Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad, Justices N. Koteswor and K. Nobin, said that from time to time directives have been issued on remedial measures to handle the economic blockade. These should be complied with or the court will “fix responsibility”. The United ga Council (UNC)-imposed blockade in Manipur to protest against the creation of new districts has been in force since November 1. (IANS)