Manipur Riots: Amidst the ongoing violence in Manipur, the Central Government on Saturday constituted a peace committee under the chairmanship of the Governor. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given this information. The members of the committee include the chief minister, some state government ministers, MPs, MLAs and leaders of various political parties. The committee also includes retired officer-employees, educationists, litterateurs, artists, social workers and representatives of various ethnic groups. The committee will restore the peace process among the different ethnic groups of the state.
Recently, Home Minister Amit Shah had visited the affected areas of violence-hit Manipur. Shah announced that the CBI would investigate the violence. A judicial commission will be formed and a peace committee headed by the governor will be constituted to restore peace.
The government of India has constituted Peace Committee in Manipur under the Chairpersonship of the Manipur Governor. The members of the committee include Chief Minister, a few Ministers of the State Government, MP, MLAs and leaders from different political parties. The Committee… pic.twitter.com/UU8DgFt6K9
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CBI registered 6 FIRs a day ago
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered 6 cases on Friday. Along with this, a 10-member Special Investigation Unit has been formed to investigate the alleged conspiracy. It is headed by a DIG rank officer. The CBI will probe whether the violence was mere caste conflict or pre-planned. Over 3,700 cases have been registered in the state since the violence broke out. The highest number of cases have been reported in Imphal West district, of which Kangpokpi and Bishnupur are important.
Violence broke out on 3 May
More than 100 people have died in the violence between the Kuki and Meitei castes that started on May 3, while more than 35,000 people have been displaced. On 4 June, the Central Government, on the recommendation of the State Government, constituted a three-member judicial inquiry panel to probe the caste violence in Manipur.
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