Manipur violence: Curfew relaxed in parts of the state for 7 hours. Check what's allowed, what's not2 min read 26 May 2023, 10:46 AM IST
People can move out of their residences subject to the condition that they will not be allowed to gather for any purpose other than to purchase essential items, the order said
Curfew has been relaxed in East and West Manipur for 7 hours from 5 am to 12 noon on 26 May. As per the directive, people can move out of their residences only to purchase essential items. including medicines and food supplies.
Fresh violence in Manipur
One person was killed and another injured in a fresh violence between suspected militants and a group of people in an area bordering Bishnupur and Churachandpur districts in strife-torn Manipur, police said on Thursday.
Toijam Chandramoni, 30, was shot dead during the violence on Wednesday, and Leichombam Abungnao, aged 22, was injured when suspected militants opened fire at the group of people, mostly comprising those who were displaced during the recent ethnic clashes in Churachandpur and took shelter in a relief camp at Moirang in Bishnupur, the officer said.
There were reports that militants late Tuesday night torched the houses of some villagers at Toronglaobi in Bishnupur district, he said.
Amit Shah to visit Manipur next week
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to visit violence-hit Manipur on May 29 to resolve the ongoing ethnic crisis.
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said this at a press conference here on Thursday evening.
"Union Home Minister Amit Shah would stay for three days and would work to end the ethnic crisis and deliver justice to all the people," Rai said.
"We will talk with people at different places and listen to their views and opinions," Rai said.
(With inputs from agencies)