Meitei and Kuki MLAs write to PM Modi making conflicting demands over Assam Rifles in Manipur

2023 • 4min • News • Politics


Published On: August 11, 2023 - Meitei and Kuki MLAs have written to PM Modi presenting their demands regarding the presence of Assam Rifles in Manipur. A group of 40 MLAs, primarily Meiteis, have requested the removal of the paramilitary forces from Manipur. On the other hand, 10 Kuki MLAs have appealed to PM Modi to maintain Assam Rifles in order to safeguard tribal communities, countering allegations by Meiteis that the force unfairly targets them. News9’s Brijesh focuses on how the Assam Rifles have come in the line of fire amid the ongoing ethnic conflicts in Manipur.