New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): Senior Congress chief Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the ethnic clashes in Manipur, questioning him for not visiting the Northeast state and attempting to dealer a truce between the feuding tribal communities.
“There seems to be no let-up within the violence that has engulfed Manipur for the previous a number of weeks. The house minister visited the state belatedly, after a month for the reason that violence erupted. Why is the Prime Minister nonetheless silent on the violence? Why doesn’t he go to the state and attempt to convey a few reconciliation between the warning (Kuki and Meitei) communities? Why can’t he even ship an all-party delegation to Manipur?” mentioned Ramesh.
Ethnic clashes and violence gripped Manipur on Could 3, throughout a rally organised by the All Tribal College students Union (ATSU) to protest the Manipur Excessive Court docket order asking the state authorities to think about together with the Meitei neighborhood within the listing of Scheduled Tribes (STs). Within the waves of violence between the Kuki and Meitei communities that adopted, 60 folks misplaced their lives and several other homes had been set on hearth.
The safety advisor to the Manipur authorities, Kuldiep Singh, mentioned final week that peace was returning to the state after the ethnic clashes and violence, and normality was being restored.
Singh mentioned there had been no incident of violence or arson in Manipur within the final 24 hours.
On Sunday, the Centre constituted a three-member Fee of Inquiry, headed by former chief justice of the Gauhati Excessive Court docket, Ajai Lamba, to research the incidents of violence in Manipur in early Could.
The Fee was mandated to submit its report back to the central authorities as quickly as attainable, and never later than six months from the date of its first sitting. (ANI)
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