Members of the Kuki community in Manipur demonstrated against the ongoing violence in the northeastern state in front of the bungalow of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, on Wednesday, according to the police.
‘Save Kuki Lives’ and other slogans were written on placards that the demonstrators were holding. Members of the Kuki community in Manipur protested the ongoing violence in the northeastern state in front of the residence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, according to the police.
According to the police, four demonstrators were allowed to congregate at the home minister’s residence, and the others were moved to Jantar Mantar.
In Manipur, ethnic conflict that started a month ago has resulted in at least 98 fatalities and 310 injuries. There are currently 272 relief camps housing a total of 37,450 persons throughout the state.
Clash first broke out in Manipur on May 3, when a ‘Tribal Solidarity March’ was arranged throughout the hill regions to protest against the Meitei community’s desire for Scheduled Tribe (ST) classification.