After a brief and short lived peace in Manipur violence broke out once again after 2 students were found killed. This event triggered another round of violence in the state that is under tension and extreme violence since May 2023. The failure of the center BJP govt and state BJP govt is being questioned as the government is not yet able to contain or resolve the issue in Manipur where close to 170 people have been killed since May and that too is the official record.
Congress Demands Removal of Manipur CM Amid Fresh Protests
In light of recent protests and the circulation of distressing images involving two missing Meitei students, the Congress party has called for the dismissal of the Chief Minister of Manipur.
Accusations of Weaponizing Violence and Political Jibes
Congress Chief Mallikarjun Kharge criticizes Prime Minister Narendra Modi and alleges that the violence against women and children in Manipur has been weaponized by the BJP-led government.
Prolonged Suffering, Lack of PM’s Visit, and Manipur’s Transformation into a Battlefield
Kharge highlights the prolonged suffering of the people of Manipur, criticizes Prime Minister Modi’s absence from the state, and laments the transformation of Manipur into a battleground due to the BJP’s actions.
Tragic Discovery of Missing Students’ Bodies and Government’s Response In Fresh Manipur Violence
Photographs of the bodies of two missing students, Hijam Linthoingambi and Phijam Hemjit, have surfaced on social media. The state government promises swift action and urges restraint from the public while the police collaborate with security agencies to investigate the incident.
Ongoing Violence and Ethnic Clashes in Manipur Violence
Since May, Manipur has witnessed widespread violence following a high court directive regarding the inclusion of the Meitei community in the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST). The unrest has resulted in numerous casualties, raising concerns about the ongoing ethnic clashes.