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Manipur ethnic violence: Caught in crossfire, villagers seek deployment of more central forces

Churachandpur/Bishnupur, July 19: As Manipur grapples with ethnic violence involving Meiteis and Kukis, several other communities in its villages are also suffering the perils of conflict, living amid danger and uncertainty every day. In Ward Number 9 of Kwatka Municipal Council between Phuoljang and Phaogakchao villages, there is palpable fear among inhabitants as they face unannounced gunfire and the alleged “nonchalant attitude” of local authorities. In the humble settlement dotted by small huts, fresh scars of violence are etched on walls and roofs that bear innumerable chinks caused by bullets...
North East

“Manipur is trailer…”, Congress leader slams BJP over violence in state

Imphal (Manipur), June 30: All India Congress Committee (AICC) Incharge North East, Ajoy Kumar on Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party is doing politics based on religion and said that Manipur is a trailer and if the party continues to spread hatred then there could be Manipur-like situation across the country. Speaking to ANI, Mr Kumar said, "Manipur is a trailer, if you (BJP) continue to spread hatred, you'll have a Manipur-like situation across the country." He also said that if the party wants to win, they can but...
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