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Battle for Manipur: Why is Government Machinery at a Standstill in Ukhrul?

Feb 18, 2017 05:08 PM IST India India
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In Ukhrul, the stronghold of the Tangkhul Nagas and the NSCN-IM, the Manipur government's decision to create seven new districts has brought government machinery to a standstill. For almost two months now, no files have moved, no decisions have been taken. The Ibobi government's decision to create these districts, four of which Nagas consider their territory has worsened the ethnic tension. Anubha Bhonsle reports from Ukhrul.