Manipur Violence: Ruckus over the suspension of AAP MP Sanjay Singh, opposition parties staged a whole night protest in Parliament premises

Leaders of constituents of the opposition coalition ‘Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance’ (India) Manipur On the issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement on the issue and against the suspension of Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh, he sat on a dharna for the whole night in the Parliament premises on Monday. This dharna of opposition leaders started during the day on Monday and continued throughout the night. MPs will continue to protest even today.

Sanjay Singh sitting on dharna demands PM Modi to give statement in Manipur case

Sanjay Singh, the suspended MP of the Aam Aadmi Party sitting on the dharna, said, “Last night we sat in front of the Gandhi statue. We have only one demand from Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he will have to answer on Manipur violence. A part of the country which is located in our border area, where violence is going on for the last 80-90 days, then why can the Prime Minister remain silent. The house of the Union minister of the country was burnt, the house of the woman minister of the state was burnt. Small children, old people are being killed. Atrocities are happening with women. Two women were paraded naked. There is a woman in it, whose husband fought for the country in the Kargil war. His statement has come out that he saved the country, but could not save the shame of his wife. Such a statement of a jawan is going to embarrass the whole country. MP Sanjay Singh said, today we need to stand with the Kargil warrior, there is a need to stand with the women of Manipur. That’s why we are continuously demonstrating and demanding the Prime Minister to come to the Parliament and give a statement on the Manipur issue. Sanjay Singh, who has been suspended for the remaining period of the monsoon session, said that his strike will continue.

Why are the opposition parties sitting in protest?

In fact, Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh was suspended on Monday for the rest of the current monsoon session for creating ruckus in the Upper House and violating the instructions of the posture. Speaker Jagdeep Dhankhar announced the suspension of Singh during the Question Hour. Earlier, the Chairman mentioned the name of Singh who came near the seat.

Uproar in Parliament over PM Modi’s statement on Manipur issue

The Congress and other constituents of the opposition alliance ‘India’ have been demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make a statement and discuss the issue of Manipur in Parliament since the first day of the monsoon session. Due to the ruckus on this issue, the proceedings of both the Houses were repeatedly disrupted on the first three days of the monsoon session of the Parliament. In July last year, MPs staged an all-night dharna when 20 Rajya Sabha members from the opposition were suspended. The protesting leaders said, there is complete unity among the opposition parties. It is against the suspension of Sanjay Singh. We are also protesting with the demand that Prime Minister Modi should give a statement on the subject of Manipur inside the Parliament. The constituents of ‘India’ demand that the Prime Minister initiate the discussion on the subject of Manipur by giving a statement in the Parliament.

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Kharge in an effort to end the deadlock

Sources say that in an effort to end the impasse, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge as well as DMK leader TR Balu and Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandopadhyay and informed them that the government is ready for discussion on Manipur. Sources said that no leader of the opposition is ready to back down from his demand that Prime Minister Modi should make a statement in the House.

Home Minister Amit Shah said, the government is ready to discuss the Manipur issue

Amidst sloganeering by opposition members in the Lok Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah said that the government is ready to discuss this very sensitive issue (Manipur violence) and urged the opposition to let the discussion happen and let the truth come out. Shah said, the members are requested that on a very sensitive issue, members from both the ruling party and the opposition have demanded a discussion. I am ready for discussion in the House. Expressing surprise, he said that he does not know why the opposition is not allowing the discussion to take place in Parliament. The Home Minister said, I request the leaders of the opposition to let the discussion happen and let the truth come before the whole country on this important issue.

14 more people identified in Manipur viral video case

Manipur Police has identified 14 more people in connection with the sexual harassment video of two women and has started the process of arresting them. The police have already arrested six people in connection with the viral video of the incident which took place in Kangpokpi district on May 4. Police said that they have identified 14 other people and the process of arresting them has been started. Both these women were allegedly sexually assaulted and a 26-second video of the incident surfaced on 19 July. One of the women seen in the video is the wife of an ex-army man who served as a Subedar in the Assam Regiment and fought in the Kargil War. A complaint was lodged on June 21 in connection with this incident at Saikul police station in Kangpokpi district.

Union Minister RK Ranjan Singh’s residence again attacked

A women’s rally outside Union Minister RK Ranjan Singh’s residence here turned violent after protesters pelted stones at it. The protesters were demanding the minister to make a statement in Parliament on the situation in the caste violence-hit state. This is the second attack on Union Minister of State for External Affairs Singh’s residence in two months. Meanwhile, students of Manipur University took out a rally during the day demanding restoration of peace in the state. Police fired tear gas shells to disperse them as the youths were passing through an area in which they were not allowed to hold the rally. These incidents happened a few days after a video surfaced of an incident in Kangpokpi district on May 4. In the video, two women can be seen being paraded naked by the mob. After the video surfaced, anger spread across the country. When the minister’s residence was attacked, no one was present there and the house did not suffer much damage.

what is the matter

It may be noted that a ‘Tribal Solidarity March’ was organized in the hill districts on May 3 to protest against the demand of the Meitei community for Scheduled Tribe status in Manipur. After which violence erupted in the state. In which more than 160 people have died so far. On May 4, a crowd of 1000 people paraded two women naked and gang-raped them. Whose video came in front of the country on 19 July. After which outrage erupted across the country. Cases of violence and demonstrations increased further in Manipur. Ruckus is being created on the Manipur issue from the road to the Parliament. The N Biren Singh government of Manipur and the Narendra Modi government at the Center are being put in the dock regarding this matter. Opposition parties are constantly demanding PM Modi to give a statement in Parliament on this matter.

What is the status of Meitei and Kuki tribals in Manipur

The Meiteis constitute about 53 percent of Manipur’s population and live mainly in the Imphal Valley, while tribals such as the Nagas and Kukis account for 40 percent and live in the hilly districts.