New Delhi, May 5 Stepping up its attack on BJP-led government in Manipur over the violence in several parts, the Congress on Friday demanded
immediate imposition of President’s Rule in the state.
“Manipur has been burning since the last 3-4 days. The law and order situation has completely broken down,” said Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate
referring to the violence in the North Eastern state.
Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah of not paying attention to Manipur, Shrinate said, “Where are the PM and HM ? They are busy in Karnataka elections. “
“The BJP government in Manipur should be dismissed and President’s Rule should be imposed immediately,” she said.
Protests erupted in Manipur on Wednesday against the High Court directive to look into the demand of Meitei to be included in the ST list.
All Tribal Students Union Manipur and some other organisations opposed the decision of the HC and staged protest rallies.
Several houses were burnt in Bishnupur district by miscreants.