With over 115 lives lost and 40,000 people displaced, the violence in Manipur still does not show signs of abating. Against the backdrop of escalating violence and communal clashes, Khwairambam Ema Keithal Joint Coordinating Committee for Peace, a Metei women-led group, strongly condemned the central government's inaction in Manipur.
In this episode, Sneha Richhariya speaks to a representative of the committee at the Press Club of India in New Delhi. The Metei group questions Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on Manipur violence. The episode discusses the demands and apprehensions of the Metei community.
Additional material and references
Suno India | Dispatches from Manipur
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Manipur violence: 23 BJP, NPP MLAs meet Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, demands withdrawal of SoO
Stop violence or face consequences: Manipur CM N Biren Singh warns people | Imphal News - Times of India.
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Manipur violence: Almost all arms of Kuki militants still intact in camps, says army
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