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Why Is Churachandpur Not Burying Its Dead, One And Half Years On?

IndiaFebruary 16, 2017, 2:33 pm

In August 2015, the Ibobi government in Manipur introduced three bills in the state Assembly. Among other things, the Bills gave the state the power to determine who was a Manipuri or not. It was met with widespread protests from Tribal's in the Hill districts. Churachandpur saw widespread protests. Nine people died in the violence. Even though the bills have been held back by the President, Churachandpur is not giving up. Ahead of elections next month, political activity in the area has come to a halt.

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