Manipur: After peace, violence in Manipur amid Home Minister Amit Shah’s call for peace | India News – Times of India

Imphal/Guwahati: Dozens of houses were torched and shots fired between suspected terrorists and security forces in several districts of Assam. Manipur On Wednesday, the day-long lull in the violence was broken as the Union Home Minister Amit Shah went about his peacekeeping mission in the ethnic cauldron with visits to two relief camps – one sheltering displaced cookie Adivasi and the other, the Meitei family.
arson was concentrated Imphal in the east, but gunfire was heard through the valley and hills as security forces chased suspected terrorists who targeted civilians at various places, including Bishnupur and Churachandpur. Two persons were reported injured in the firing.

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Manipur: Women delegation meets Home Minister Amit Shah in Imphal

Shah, who held a presser in Imphal at 11 am on Thursday, held another security review with senior officials in the state capital, exhorting them to take strong and prompt action to prevent violence by armed miscreants, recover looted weapons, and was instructed to bring Restore normalcy at the earliest”. CM N Biren Singh asked the crowd that the army armories were looted. Assam Rifles and India Reserve Battalion return stolen arms and ammunition, warning of strict action if ignored.

The state government has extended the ban on internet services imposed on May 3 till June 5.
Shah ended his visit to Moreh and Kangpokpi on the India-Myanmar border with a tweet reaffirming the Centre’s commitment to restore peace in Manipur. He said the people of the state are “keen to actively participate with the government in reviving harmony among communities in Manipur”. After visiting a relief camp in Imphal, houses of displaced Meitei people Shah tweeted again, “Our resolve is focused on bringing Manipur once again on the path of peace and harmony and their early return to their homes.”

Manipur violence: Amit Shah holds meetings amid tension, assures peace

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Manipur violence: Amit Shah holds meetings amid tension, assures peace

After visiting the relief camp of displaced Meitei people at Imphal Awas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah again tweeted, “It is our resolve to bring Manipur once again on the path of peace and harmony and help them return to their homes at the earliest.” Focused on comebacks.”
The home minister, who arrived in the state late on Monday night on a four-day visit, began the third day of his public relations campaign at Moreh, about 100 km from Imphal. He met a delegation of Pahari Adivasi Parishad, Kuki Students Organisation, Kuki Pramukh Sangh, Tamil Sangam, Gorkha Samaj and Manipuri Muslim Council in the border town. He then visited a village that was almost reduced to ashes in arson.

Amit Shah meets Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey in Imphal

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Amit Shah meets Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey in Imphal

In Kangpokpi, another violence-hit district, hundreds of Kuki tribals welcomed him by waving the tricolor. CM Biren Singh, a Meitei, did not accompany the home minister during his visit to the cookie belt.
In Kangpokpi, Shah spoke to members of Tribal Integration Committee, Kuki Impi Manipur, Thadau Impi among others. He assured to take steps to restore supplies and start helicopter service for emergencies at Churachandpur, Moreh and Kangpokpi. CRPF Inspector General Rajeev Singh, an IPS officer who was ordered by the Center on inter-cadre deputation from Tripura to Manipur on Tuesday, reached Imphal in the evening. He is likely to be given an important post in the Manipur Police.
Meitei village can become ‘citizen force’
Meitei villagers and local leaders warned the Center and the Manipur government at a well-attended public meeting in Thoubal district’s Tentha village on Tuesday that they would face repeated attacks by suspected Kuki militants if the authorities failed to stop them. Will form a “civil defense force” to protect violence and take steps to restore peace in the state by Thursday.
“decisions are legal And not against the government. We will extend all possible help to the government to maintain peace and harmony. If the central and state governments fail… we will execute our resolutions,” gram panchayat chief N Pradeep said on Wednesday. The warning came after a “peace and security committee” was set up by local clubs and Mira Paibis (women’s groups) in Moirang area of ​​Bishnupur district, which borders the hill district of Churachandpur, from where the ethnic conflict spread. And since then more than 100 lives have been lost. May 3rd.