Zero FIR Filed Over Renaming of Historic Thangjing Hill Range in Manipur

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Ukhrul: A Zero FIR has been lodged in response to the renaming of a portion of the historically significant Thangjing hill range as ‘Thangting’. The incident came to light after a viral photo showed the erection of a gate bearing the inscription “Kuki National Front-Military Council” with the location identified as “Thangting,” corresponding to Thangjing Ching.

In a letter dated May 20, 2024, Under Secretary (Land Resources), Government of Manipur, Mangoljao Kamei, requested the Officer-In-Charge of Imphal Police Station to register a Zero FIR, as the Thangjing hill range falls under the jurisdiction of Henglep Police Station. The letter highlighted that the Thangjing Hill range is within the Churachandpur-Khoupum Protected Forests and holds historical significance, being declared a protected si

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