February 27, 2024
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Manipur has been witnessing violent clashes between the totally different ethnic teams that reside on this Indian state for a few years. Not too long ago the strain between two ethnic teams, particularly the Meitei and the Kuki group, had escalated, which finally resulted in a extremely heinous and shameful act involving two girls belonging to the Kuki group being paraded bare and assaulted by a bunch of males who belonged to the Meitei group.

The video capturing this gut-wrenching incident surfaced on-line solely after 2-3 months of this incident. The whole nation expressed their anger and frustration in the direction of this incident, indicating how girls are being subjected because the devices of violence in such conflicts.

Following this ever-expanding terror within the state, 10 MLAs belonging to the Kuki group signed and submitted a memorandum to PM Narendra Modi on August 16. Seven of them are BJP MLAs. It’s to place forth a request for creating posts of high-ranking officers in 5 of the districts the place the MLAs have been residing for the reason that ethnic clashes broke out. They’ve additionally requested the sanctioning of Rs. 500 crores from the Prime Minister’s Reduction Fund to assist folks from the Kuki group who’ve been affected because of the harmful violent clashes.

What is included within the Memorandum

The memorandum states that there have been dangerous assaults on the Kuki-Zomis, together with enterprise folks, authorities staff, labourers, and every day wage earners residing in Imphal. They’re focused and attacked by the Meitei militias.

It clearly stories the varied incidents the place Kuki-Zomi folks have been tortured, molestation, killing, and so on. The homes of Letpao Haokip and Nemcha Kipgen, two of the cupboard ministers primarily based in Imphal, had been burned down by the mob.

College students of Manipur College, medical faculties and nursing establishments had been compelled out of their hostels and rented homes. They allegedly fell sufferer to the inhuman torture by the Meitei mob. Neither the atypical public nor authorities officers are being spared.

Districts lined within the Memorandum

The request to create posts for high-ranking officers equal to the place of Chief Secretary and DGP was put forth for 5 districts: Chandel, Churachandpur, Kangpokpi, Pherzaw and Tengnoupal.

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The MLAs can’t perform from their designated places of work and carry out their duties in Imphal because it has now turn out to be a “valley of dying” for all of the officers with the fixed assaults on harmless lives. They’re unwilling to function amidst life-threatening incidents being reported towards the Kuki group officers.

It will assist regulate the state’s political and social integrity, which is already in turmoil.