Nearly 120 people have died and over 3,000 have been injured ever since ethnic clashes broke out in Manipur on May 3.
An all-party meeting is underway in Delhi to discuss the prevailing situation in violence-hit Manipur. The meeting is being convened by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Nityanand Rai, Pralhad Joshi and JP Nadda from the BJP, O Ibobi Singh from the Congress, Priyanka Chaturvedi from Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sena, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, Derek O’Brien from the Trinamool Congress, C Lalrosanga from the Mizo National Front, Pinaki Mishra from the BJD, M Thambidurai from the AIADMK, Tiruchi Siva from the DMK, Manoj Jha from the RJD, Ram Gopal Yadav from the Samajwadi Party, Sanjay Singh from the AAP and leaders of other political parties are attending the meeting.
Nearly 120 people have died and over 3,000 have been injured ever since ethnic clashes broke out in Manipur on May 3 when a ‘Tribal Solidarity March’ was organised in the hill districts 3 to protest the Meitei community’s demand for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status.
Opposition parties have been criticising the Centre over its handling of the situation in the northeastern state as violence is continuing unabated for nearly 50 days.