Moreh (Manipur) [India]May 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday took stock of the security situation in Manipur’s Moreh with senior officials.
Amit Shah tweeted, “Had a meeting with a delegation of Kuki and other communities in Moreh. He expressed strong support for the government’s initiative to restore normalcy in Manipur.
In another tweet, Shah said, “Took stock of the security situation in Moreh (Manipur) with senior officials.”
People thronged Khwairamband market in violence-hit Imphal on Tuesday after the administration gave six-hour relaxation in curfew till 11 am.
People were seen thronging the market to buy essential goods. Women vendors of Ima Kaitheal (touted to be the world’s largest women-only market) expressed happiness over Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to the state and expressed hope that the situation would return to normal at the earliest.
Accusing Kukis of attacking ordinary villagers and setting their homes and villages on fire, Ima Kaithel women vendors urge Home Minister Amit Shah to ‘drive out Kuki terrorists from the soil of Manipur so that Meitei, Meitei Pangal All the communities including Kuki and Naga live together peacefully’.
A lady vendor expressed satisfaction over the steps taken by the Chief Minister N. Brian Singh and urged the people to heed the Chief Minister’s appeal. However, he also claimed that if the situation in Manipur remained the same till 2024, it would be difficult for the BJP to retain power in the 2024 state elections.
On Tuesday, the second day of his visit to Manipur, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held wide-ranging discussions with civil society organisations, a group of prominent personalities, intellectuals, retired army officers and civil servants in Imphal.
The Home Minister also reviewed the security situation with senior officers of the Manipur Police, Central Armed Police Forces and the Indian Army.
In a meeting with security personnel, Shah said, “Manipur’s peace and prosperity is our top priority”, and directed officials to deal strictly with any activity that disturbs the peace of the state.
He also met a delegation of women leaders (Mira Pabis) in Imphal.
Reiterating the importance of the role of women in Manipur’s society, the Home Minister said that “together, we are determined to ensure peace and prosperity in the state”.
The Home Minister also met delegations of civil society organizations such as; COCOMI, AMUCO, AMOCOC, MMW, STDCM, FOCS, Forum for Restoration of Peace and student organizations.
The delegation expressed its commitment to peace and assured that together we will contribute towards paving the way for the restoration of normalcy in Manipur.
Before leaving for Churachandpur, the Home Minister interacted with a group of prominent personalities, intellectuals, retired military officers as well as civil servants.
The representatives urged the effective intervention of the Union Home Minister to restore peace and normalcy.
The Minister visited Churachandpur and held a meeting with a delegation of prominent personalities and civil society organisations.
Later in the evening, Shah held an all-party meeting in Imphal. (ANI)
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