Manipur Violence: Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the Centre will constitute a peace committee headed by a retired judge of the High Court while a high-level CBI probe into 6 incidents hints at a conspiracy.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday announced that the Union Government has constituted a committee to probe into the incidents of violence in Manipur. The committee will be headed by a retired judge of the High Court. The Governor of Manipur will also head a peace committee with members of Civil society, he said.
He mentioned that in the last month, there have been some violent incidents reported in Manipur. “I express my condolences to all families who have lost their loved ones in the violence. I have visited several places in Manipur in the last 3 days including Imphal, Moreh, and Churachandpur, and held meetings with officials to establish peace in the state. I have met CSOs of the Meitei and Kuki communities,” he added.
Announcing the peace committee, Shah said: “Central Government has constituted a committee to probe into these incidents headed by a retired judge of the High Court. The Governor of Manipur will head a peace committee with members of Civil society.”
The Home Minister stated that the Manipur Government will provide Rs 5 lakh compensation to the next of kin of deceased victims through Direct Bank Transfer (DBT). Central Government to also give Rs 5 lakh compensation to next of kin of deceased victims through DBT, he added.