Guwahati, May 13: The Council of Nagalim Churches (CNC) has condemned the recent violence in Manipur and expressed “deep anguish” over the “brutal carnage”.
“It is shocking beyond belief that people who claimed to be advanced and civilised community, and who also claimed they are advocating for the rights of the people be so depraved in their heart,” CNC stated in a press statement.
It further stated that the Council of Nagalim Churches condemns the horrific violence in Manipur, and called upon all the right-thinking people to strongly condemn and denounce such diabolic ruthless individuals who are behind the violence.
“From the bottom of our hearts, with humble prayers for God’s consolation, we extend our deepest condolences to the families who have lost their dear ones; also, to all the wounded people for speedy recovery by the grace of God; and also, peace to those who suffer so much from this chaotic spurt of violence,” it stated.
On the other hand, as many as ten Manipur MLAs, belonging to the Kuki community in the state, have sought “separation from the state of Manipur”.
The 10 Manipur MLAs, who released the statement to the media, are: Haokholet Kipgen (Saitu), Ngursanglur Sanate (Tipaimukh), Kimneo Haokip Hangshing (Saikul), Letpao Haokip (Tengnoupal), LM Khaute (Churachandpur), Letzamang Haokip (Henglep), Chinluthang (Singngat), Paolienlal Haokip (Saikot), Nemcha Kipgen (Kangpokpi) and Vungjagin Valte (Thanlon).