The Committee on Tribal Unity (CoTU) has apprised the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, through a representation submitted through Deputy Commissioner Kangpokpi, on Moreh issue on the second day of its total shutdown on Friday.
The Committee on Tribal Unity (CoTU) in Sadar Hills, Kangpokpi district, decided to intensify the movement following the alleged 'insouciance' of the Centre in resolving the Kuki-Zo political problems even after four months of wide-scale violence in Manipur.
The Army and Assam Rifles are facing various challenges in the current turmoil in Manipur following the lifting of AFSPA, mainly in the valley districts, as army sources say operating without legal cover provided by the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is a major limitation for security forces operating in Manipur in the current situation.
People are facing a tough time, especially those travelling from Imphal to Dimapur because of the blockade on NH 2, which continued for the second day on Tuesday. Since Monday, the Imphal-Dimapur National Highway 2 (NH 2) has been blocked, affecting the traffic movement.
The people of Kangpokpi district under the aegis of CoTU held a sit-in protest on Thursday at Leikop village in Champhai sub division of Kangpokpi district against the shocking act of molestation and gang-rape of the Kuki-Zo women.