CPI ML leaders from Assam, Delhi, Karnataka meet Manipur governor over Manipur crisis

Imphal: A team of CPI ML leaders from Assam, Delhi, Karnataka along with representatives of All India Progressive Women’s Association, All India Lawyers Association for Justice and Dalit and Women’s Rights Activist Du. Saraswati called on governor of Manipur Miss Anusuiya Uikey on Sunday.

They apprised of the prevailing situations of the relief camps and the hardships faced by the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) staying in the camps. The team informed the governor that there has been an ethnic segregation which has resulted to shortage of foods, medicines etc.

They said, they have visited different relief camps in Imphal West, Kangpokpi and Churachandpur districts where they witnessed the issue of sanitation, issue of privacy for women and overcrowding. There has been shortage of doctors in Kangpokpi and Churachandpur districts and the issue of trauma care, counselling, meditation and yoga sessions have been raised.

The governor heard their concerns and informed them that necessary arrangements have been made to provide adequate food and medicines to the IDPs in the camps. She said, relief and rehabilitation measures are in place and as a temporary measure, pre-fabricated houses are being built and the IDPs will be shifted to the houses in both hill and valley.

Supply of essentials commodities has been intensified through NH-2 and administration has been asked for providing adequate food and medicines to the IDPs, te governor said.

Taking note of the suggestions made by the team, the governor assured them that all necessary steps will be taken up for the welfare of the IDPs.

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