IMPHAL: Curfew relaxed in parts of Manipur from 5 am to 12.00 noon today, May 26th. People can move out of their houses subject to the condition that they will not be permitted to gather for any purpose other than to purchase essential items. including medicines and food supplies.
One person was killed and another person injured in a news violence between suspected militants and a group of people in an area bordering Churachandpur and Bishnupur districts in strife-torn Manipur, police said on Thursday.
As per reports, militants set fire to some villagers' homes late Tuesday night in Toronglaobi, Bishnupur district, police said,.
Amit Shah, the union home minister, reqeusted with Manipur residents to uphold calm and announced that he will visit the state in a few days and remain for three days. On May 29, Amit Shah is due to visit Manipur.
To end the present ethnic issue, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is expected to travel to Manipur on May 29. This was said at a news conference held here on Thursday night by Union Minister of State for the Home Nityanand Rai.
"Union Home Minister Amit Shah would stay for three days and work to end the ethnic crisis and deliver justice to all the people," Rai said. "We will converse with folks at various locations and listen to their perspectives and opinions. The latest disturbance has just slowed down progress; there haven't been many bandhs or blockades in the past nine years, he said.
An official said on Thursday that the Mizoram government will make sure that Manipur students who were uprooted by recent ethnic disturbances can continue their education in Manipur. The state school education department has requested all district and school authorities to permit the displaced students to be enrolled in state-run schools and government-aided schools if they seek admission in a letter sent to all district education officers, sub-divisional education officers, and principals of state-run higher secondary schools on Wednesday.
"Manipur's recent unrest has resulted in a significant migration of internally displaced students into Mizoram. Therefore, it is recommended that all district and school authorities provide admission even if suitable documentation cannot be produced for the kids when they apply for admission to schools, according to the letter from Lalsangliana, director of the education department.
The state's top student organisation, Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), is also keeping a close eye on the situation and is in contact with the administration, according to the organization's president, Lalnunmawia Pautu.
Amit Shah appeals to the people of Manipur to uphold peace . Amit Shah, the union home minister, urged Manipur residents on Thursday to keep the peace and announced that he will visit the state in a few days and stay for three days. He urged that everyone in the state would receive justice.
"After a court's decision, there were confrontations in Manipur. I would urge both factions to uphold peace since everyone will be treated fairly. In a few days, I will personally travel to Manipur, where I'll spend three days talking to the locals about bringing about peace.
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