Effigies of Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga burnt in Manipur’s valley


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Imphal: Effigies of Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga were burnt at some places in Imphal today in protest against “his unparliamentary remarks” on Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh.

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The effigies were burnt at Sagolband and Patsoi areas during protest rallies carried out against the Mizoram chief minister’s “interference to the internal affairs of Manipur”.

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The effigies were burnt at Sagolband Moirang Leirak and Tera bazar crossing today, around 11.30 am.

A large number of people took part in both the slogan chanting rallies carrying the effigies of the Mizoram chief minister marched on the streets along Sagolband and Tera along NH-37.

A leader of the protesters at Sagolband questioned the reasons behind the Mizoram chief minister “interfering in the internal affairs of Manipur state”.

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She said the “interference by the Mizoram chief minister in Manipur’s issue showed his involvement in the violence perpetrated by the narco-terrorists in the state”.

The protestor also said that Zoramthanga was trying to “disintegrate the unity and harmony” among the people of the northeast region of India. 

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