Calling for an urgent end to the ongoing violence in Manipur, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga said that the situation in the state has "worsened" in recent weeks. On July 3, Zoramthanga urged for peace, seeking an end to the violence in Manipur. Notably, the clashes between the two ethnic groups has claimed the lives of nearly 120 people and injured over 3,000 others. The violence began on May 3.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will on Monday arrive in Manipur on a four-day visit during which he will hold several rounds of security meetings to assess the situation and plan steps to restore normalcy, sources said. This is Shah's first visit to the northeastern state since the ethnic clashes broke out on May 3. The home minister will be in the state from May 29 to June 1.
Courtesy: The Press Trust of India