Rahul's Manipur Visit: Was The Threat Credible?

2023 • 10min • News • Politics


Published On: June 30, 2023 - Why was Rahul Gandhi's visit curtailed at the last moment? Was the cited threat credible? Rahul Gandhi's convoy was halted by security forces at Bishnupur, approximately 20 kms (12.4 miles) away from Imphal on Thursday. The Congress leader was on his way to Churachandpur district, which had been severely affected by the violence. Security concerns were cited as the reason for the convoy being stopped, and subsequently, tear gas shells were used to disperse a growing crowd in the vicinity.