In Thoubal rally against Immigrants, submits memo to PM Modi

In Thoubal rally against Immigrants, submits memo to PM Modi

Imphal: A mega public rally against illegal immigrants in Manipur and against the immediate implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) was held in Imphal Valley on Saturday with thousands of Meitei/Meiteis along NH-102. It was done in Thoubal Haokha.
On 15 May 2023, despite the Chief Minister’s appeal to the public to refrain from holding rallies and dharnas and disseminating slogans and pamphlets that could hurt the sentiments of the two communities, a massive rally was held. Questions about 10 tribal MLAs demanding separate administration from Manipur state at a press briefing held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat. N Brien had said that there is no threat or change to the integrity of Manipur.
Yaiphaba Sapam, convenor of the clubs’ coordination committee and Meira Paibis of Southeast Manipur, while talking to the media, alleged that illegal immigrants had been planning the attack for 40 years. Yaiphaba also alleged that the current communal conflict was fueled by illegal immigrants.
The placards carried slogans like ‘No homeland for cookies in Manipur’, ‘Don’t break the territorial integrity of Manipur’, ‘Implement NRC in Manipur’. In some parts of the Imphal Valley, banners read ‘No separate administration at any cost; Go back Chen Kuki separatist foreigners were seen hanging.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Manipur Governor and Chief Minister N Biren Singh submitted a memorandum to the DC to cancel the Suspension of Operations (SOO) agreement with Kuki militants. was demanded. He also demanded deportation of illegal immigrants from Manipur.
The Kuki National Organization (KNO) and the United People’s Front (UPF), two umbrella groups of Kuki militants, signed a tripartite SOU agreement with the governments of India and Manipur on 22 August 2008. Since then, the government has been expanding it. Agreement after its expiry. The SoO agreement with the UG groups was extended from March 1, 2023 to February 29, 2024 this year.
However, it is interesting to note that the Manipur government had unilaterally pulled out of the tripartite SOO agreement in March 2023, much before the May 2023 communal violence.

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