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Manipur govts big decision, internet services suspended in the violence-hit state till June 25

Manipur violence: Internet suspended across the state till June 25

By Priyanka Verma 
Updated Date

Manipur: The fire of violence that started for reservation in Kuki and Meitei communities in Manipur has been raging continuously for one and a half months. Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s appeal is also not showing any significant effect. In such a situation, the state government has taken a big decision. The government has extended the ban on internet services in the violence-hit state till June 25 to curb rumours.

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Let us tell you that recently Union Home Minister Amit Shah also visited the state to pacify the fire of violence in Manipur. At that time Shah appealed to the protesters to surrender. However, the Shah’s appeal initially had some effect. About 140 protesters surrendered their weapons. But, the fire is not taking the name of extinguishing.

At the same time, a total of 10 opposition political parties, including the Congress, have written a letter to PM Modi regarding the violence. In which a demand has been made to pacify this ethnic violence and find a solution. Along with this, allegations have been made that BJP is working on the politics of divide and rule. The CM of the state has been held responsible for this violence.

Let us tell you that more than 110 people have lost their lives in the fire of this caste violence. On May 3, the Meitei community took out a tribal solidarity march in the hill districts to protest their demand for Scheduled Tribe status. In which a violent clash took place. More than 110 died in this violence, while more than 250 were injured.

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