Interfaith rally in Imphal seeks peace and harmony in Manipur


Imphal: People belonging to different faiths, including the Hindus, Christians and Muslims took out a rally seeking peace in Manipur on Tuesday.

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The rally was held under the banner of Interfaith Forum for Peace and Harmony (IFPH) Manipur, pressing the demand to hold peaceful dialogues to end the prevailing violence in the state.

Hundreds of people belonging to 20 different faiths and religions, including Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Jainism, Buddhism, Sanamahism and TRC took part in the rally, which started from the Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre in Palace Compound, passing through the City Convention Centre and Andro Parking before culminating at the Bal Vidya Mandir in Palace Compound.

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Speaking on the sidelines of the interfaith rally, IFPH Convenor Deben Bachaspatimayum said people belonging to different faiths should come together and end the prevailing violence.

Taking part in the rally, All Manipur Christian Organisation (AMCO) President Th. Sokho George urged all to join hands in solving the current crisis facing the state. He appealed to the state and central governments to expedite the peace process in Manipur.

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