Tharoor Manipur

Imphal, May 07: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has called for President’s rule in Manipur amid the ongoing clashes between tribal communities and members of the dominant Meitei community. Tharoor criticized the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that voters in Manipur feel “grossly betrayed” just a year after voting them back into power.

The state has been witnessing ethnic clashes between Meiteis, who make up over 53% of the population, and the tribal communities, especially Kukis, residing in the hill districts.

The recent violence was sparked by a proposal to include Meiteis in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category. The death toll has risen to at least 55, and the state government has relaxed the curfew to allow people to buy essential items for three hours in the Churachandpur district on Sunday morning.

Tharoor took to Twitter to express his concern over the violence and criticized the state government’s inability to control the situation. He said that it is time for President’s Rule in the state as the current government is not capable of fulfilling the duties they were elected for. Tharoor’s comments come after the recent violence in Manipur that left many dead and injured.

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The clashes between the two communities have raised concerns about the law and order situation in the state. The recent proposal to include Meiteis in the ST category has triggered the violence, and the situation has been deteriorating since then. The state government has imposed a curfew to control the situation, but it has been relaxed for a few hours to allow people to purchase essential items.

The Manipur government has been criticized for failing to control the situation and taking adequate measures to restore peace in the state.

The recent violence has also raised concerns about the safety and security of people living in the state. The central government must take necessary steps to ensure the safety of the people and restore peace in the state.

The ongoing violence in Manipur has become a matter of concern for people across the country. Tharoor’s call for President’s rule highlights the need for urgent action to restore peace in the state. The central and state governments must work together to ensure the safety of people and take necessary measures to prevent any further escalation of violence.