Promised political solution in 15 days, Amit visits Churachandpur

Promised political solution in 15 days, Amit visits Churachandpur

Churachandpur: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a three-day visit to violence-hit Manipur, on Tuesday assured the Chin-Kuki-Mizo community of a political solution within the next 15 days, the Indigenous Tribal Leaders Forum (ITLF) claimed after the meeting.
After meeting Meitei community leaders in Imphal in the morning, Amit Shah traveled to Churachandpur district and held meetings with various stakeholders and tribal leaders, including 27 Sector Assam Rifles, Kuki legislators and ITLF representatives in Tuibong.
Shah, who landed in a helicopter accompanied by the IB chief and the home secretary, met church leaders as well as intellectuals from the Kuki community to understand their grievances and find ways to bring peace to the northeastern state. were doing, a series of which has been seen. Clashes between Meiteis and Kukis.
According to ITLF spokesperson Ginza Vualzong, during the meeting with Amit Shah, the representatives presented an 11-point charter of demands, including a demand for separate administration and immediate imposition of President’s Rule in Manipur.

Promised political solution in 15 days, Amit visits Churachandpur
“Union Home Minister Amit Shah has requested us to maintain peace for the next 15 days and has assured us that within this period, he will set up a peace committee and find a permanent political solution,” Vualzong told.
Apart from Amit Shah, Minister of State for Home Nityananda Rai and Sambit Patra, BJP National Spokesperson and Manipur Chief Secretary Vineet Joshi were also present in this meeting. Various leaders from the Kuki community including women leaders and student leaders were also present.
On Monday evening, soon after landing at the Imphal airport, Amit Shah held a closed-door meeting with Chief Minister N Biren Singh, Cabinet Ministers, Home Minister and others at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat and called for peace and stability in Manipur.
Earlier in the day, the government announced that it would pay Rs 1 million as compensation to those who died during the communal conflict in Manipur. A family member of those who died in the riots will also be given a job.

The compensation amount will be borne equally by the Center and the state, officials said.

The decision was taken in a meeting between Union Home Minister and Chief Minister N Biren Singh late on Monday night.
Manipur has been in the grip of communal clashes for almost a month and on Sunday saw a sudden spike in clashes and firing between militants and security forces, after more than a fortnight of relative lull.

Officials said that the death toll in the clashes has reached 80.
The meeting also decided to ensure that essential commodities like petrol, LPG gas, rice and other food items will be made available in large quantities to bring down the prices.

The Home Minister, who went to Imphal on Monday night, is accompanied by Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla and Intelligence Bureau Director Tapan Kumar Deka.
Shah also held consultations with stakeholders on Tuesday, starting with a breakfast meeting with a group of women leaders, as part of his initiative to bring peace to the violence-hit state.
“Had a meeting with a group of women leaders (Meira Paibi) in Manipur. Reiterated the importance of women’s role in Manipur society. Together, we are committed to ensuring peace and prosperity in the state,” Shah tweeted.
According to a Home Ministry spokesperson, Shah also held a meeting with a delegation of various civil society organizations in Imphal this morning.
Meanwhile, Chief of Defense Staff General Anil Chauhan said at a function in Pune on Tuesday that the challenges in Manipur are not over, but he expressed hope that things would improve in some time, noting the situation in the Northeast. Will be fine. The state no longer has anything to do with rebellion.

CDS said, “We are helping the state government in this issue.
“I would like to say that the armed forces and the Assam Rifles have done an excellent job there and may have saved a large number of lives. Though the challenges in Manipur are not over, it will take some time. There is hope. That it will be settled and the government there will be able to function with the help of CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) etc.,” he said.
Communal clashes erupted in Manipur after a ‘tribal solidarity march’ was organized in the hill districts on May 3 to protest against the Meitei community’s demand for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status. There have been waves of unrest since then, including the latest round of clashes that left at least five people dead on Sunday.

The violence preceded tensions over the eviction of Kuki villagers from reserve forest land, which led to a series of smaller protests.
Meiteis constitute about 53% of Manipur’s population and live mostly in the Imphal Valley. Tribal Nagas and Kukis constitute another 40 percent of the population and live in the hilly districts.

About 10,000 personnel from the Indian Army and the Assam Rifles, among other paramilitary forces, had to be deployed to bring the situation back to normal in the northeastern state.

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