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Manipur: Protest over Myanmar fencing enters 2nd Day

pur continued its protest for the second day in a row.

The United Committee Manipur continued its protest for the second day in a row demanding an immediate stop to the border fencing work along the boundary with Myanmar.

Police had to resort to tear gas shelling to control the protesters who were proceeding through the Khurai Lamlong Bazaar area.

Additional police force was deployed in the area to avoid any untoward incident.

The police team stopped the protest rally midway and had to resort to use to force to disperse the protesters.

It may be mentioned that the United Committee Manipur after its recent visit to Indo-Myanmar border declared the stretch between Border Pillar 79 to 102 as disputed and demanded a stop to the ongoing Border Fencing along the area.

The UCM has demanded intervention from Manipur CM N Biren Singh into the matter stating that the fencing would cost the state precious land.

On June 21, 2022, along with protestors of United Committee, Manipur, All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU), Kangleipak Students Association (KSA), Meira Paiba members displayed slogans like  “Manipur’s land is not for sale”, “Manipur’s land cannot be given away”, “Protect Manipur’s territorial integrity”, “Declare disputed area along Indo-Myanmar border”, “Manipur Government must stop border fencing work along disputed Indo Myanmar border immediately”, etc to drive home their dissatisfaction over the fencing on the Myanmar border.

The protestors are apprehensive that the nearly 3 km land might be lost to Myanmar during the fencing.

Notably Centre had approved the fencing for 100 km porous border along the Myanmar border at Tengnoupal district. The Government also plans to set up 14 new police stations and outposts along the new fence.

First Published: 22nd June, 2022 21:14 IST

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