Manipur Violence: Anger is increasing in every part of the country regarding the incident in Manipur. Meanwhile, an organization of ex-militants in Mizoram has asked the people of the Meitei community living in the state to move to their home state for safety. The organization says that there is anger among Mizo youth over the incident of naked parade and molestation of two women in Manipur.
Peace Accord MNF Returnees Association (PAMRA), an organization of ex-militants in Aizawl, issued a statement on Friday (July 21) saying that the situation in Mizoram has become tense. It is no longer safe for the Meitei people of Manipur to live in Mizoram in view of the barbaric and heinous acts committed by miscreants in Manipur. According to Aaj Tak, it was said in the statement that PAMRA appeals to all the Meitei people of Mizoram to go to their home state for safety.
Cruelty to women in Manipur
In Manipur, on May 4, two women were paraded naked by a mob of men. Whose video surfaced on Wednesday. It is alleged that women were also raped. After this video surfaced, anger erupted in the whole country and everyone is condemning this incident. The first arrest in the case was made on Thursday. Since then, a total of six people have been arrested so far.
“The youth of Mizoram are angry”
The statement further said that the youth of Mizoram are angry with the vandalism against the Kuki ethnic people in Manipur. PAMRA warned that if Meitai fails to leave Mizoram, he will be held responsible. The organisation’s general secretary C Lalthenlova clarified that it was a general security appeal, not an order or a warning. In this, concern has been expressed for the safety of the Meitai community in Mizoram.
State government gave assurance
He said that we are appealing to the Meitei people to go back to their state to avoid any untoward incident. We are not giving any orders to them. Mizoram is home to thousands of Meitai community including students from Manipur and Assam. On the other hand, Mizoram’s Home Commissioner and Secretary H Lalengmawia assured that the state government is making constant efforts to ensure the safety of the Meitei people. The police have also been alerted.
Talked to the CM of Manipur
Lalengmawia said that representatives of the state government also held a meeting with representatives of the Meitai community and assured them of their safety. Lalengmawia also said that a meeting will be called with all the Deputy Commissioners next week to deal with the situation arising out of Manipur violence. Chief Minister Zoramthanga had called and assured Manipur CM N Biren Singh about the security of Meitai in Mizoram.
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