Jairam Ramesh Criticizes PM Modi and Home Minister’s Silence After 13 Deaths in Fresh Manipur Violence
National Desk, 5th December: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for asserting that peace had been restored in Manipur, despite fresh violence on December 4 resulting in 13 fatalities.
On platform X (formerly Twitter), Jairam Ramesh wrote, “It has been 7 months now. The situation in Manipur continues to be far from normal. Just yesterday came news of a fresh round of violence which took the lives of thirteen people. Earlier, a public sector bank had been looted and some Rs. 18 crore carried off. The Home Minister claims peace has returned but ground realities are to the contrary. And of course, the Prime Minister carries on with his inexplicable silence on Manipur, along with his refusal to meet with Manipuri leaders or visit the state”.
For those unfamiliar, the fresh violence occurred on December 4 with a firing incident in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district, leading to the recovery of 13 bodies from the Kuki-dominant area.
The bodies have been sent to the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences.
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