Manipur – N.E. Indian State On Fire

To say that ‘Manipur is burning’ is not merely a gross understatement, but belies the terrible reality which has gripped the tiny State in northeast India since 3 May. 

For almost fifty days now, Manipur has been experiencing unprecedented violence and mayhem; more than one hundred people have been killed, thousands have been rendered homeless; there has been burning, arson and looting of houses, Churches, and other institutions. 

There is a complete breakdown of law and order; a scarcity of essential commodities with the prices of the little available, skyrocketing. Fear, despair, and helplessness have gripped vast sections of Manipur, particularly the poor and vulnerable. The violence continues, unabated.

Source: Licas News

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