Manipur Violence Updates: According to the latest news, the mob has allegedly targeted a camp of the Indian Reserve Force (IRB).
Manipur Violence Updates: The violence that started in Manipur on 3 May 2023 is not taking the name of stopping. The latest news of violence is coming from Thoubal district where on Tuesday (July 4) a mob allegedly targeted an Indian Reserve Force (IRB) camp, tried to loot arms and ammunition from the camp and ransacked it. is of. To stop the agitated mob, the security personnel resorted to firing in the air, in which a 27-year-old man was killed.
Manipur Violence Updates: Violence is not stopping, what is the latest issue?
The central government has made different efforts to stop the violence in Manipur, but at present the situation is not looking much better. While the Congress is continuously targeting the central government over the violence, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, while refusing to resign, has promised to bring the situation under control soon. But this does not seem to be happening. The latest example of this is the violence in Thoubal district. Where the Indian Reserve Force (IRB) camp has also come under the grip of violence. The security personnel, while trying to deal with the crowd, opened fire in which one person lost his life. An Assam Rifles jawan also received a bullet injury in his leg. Angry mob set army vehicles on fire.
The army statement said that an attempt was made to target the Indian Reserve Force (IRB) camp. From where the crowd was trying to loot weapons. But this could not happen and during this time a person died due to bullet injury.
Manipur Violence Updates: Why is violence raging?
The violence in Manipur began on Wednesday (May 3), when the All Tribal Students’ Union of Manipur (ATSUM) announced a march. The march was in protest against the long-standing demand of inclusion of the Meitei community in the ST category. Which got a boost from an order by the Manipur High Court last month.
Both the demand and the order passed by a Manipur High Court single judge have been strongly opposed by groups representing the state’s tribal communities. The court order issued on April 14 asked the government to consider the demand. After this many tribal groups have come up against it.