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Manipur govt may airlift Meiteis from Mizoram after ex-militants’ warning

The Manipur government has planned to airlift Meiteis from Mizoram, one of the two communities engaged in violence with the Kukis, from Aizawl. This comes after an organization of former militants in Mizoram asked the Meiteis to leave for their home state for their “own safety”. The organization stated that there is “anger among Mizo youths” over the incident of two women being disrobed, paraded naked and sexually assaulted by a group of men on May 4, a video of which surfaced on Wednesday, sparking huge outrage. The Manipur government is planning to airlift people from Mizoram by special ATR flights operating between Aizawl-Imphal and Aizawl-Silchar. The Mizoram Police stepped up security arrangements to ensure the safety of Meiteis in Aizawl city, India Today NE reported. Security has been beefed up at Vety College, Selesih; Mizoram University, Tanhril; RIPANS, Zemabawk and ZMC, Falkawn.

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