‘Embassy of India, Myanmar officials have contacted stranded Manipuris in Myanmar’

Imphal: Minister of External Affairs RK Ranjan said the officials of Embassy of India, Myanmar have assured that they have contacted the stranded Manipuris who fled from Indo-Myanmar border town Moreh after their homes were arsoned by Kuki militants and mob in the Meitei-Kuki clash.

The minister gave this information as reply to Former National MSME Board member, Robin Blackei, who sought the minister to rescue Manipuris stranded in the jungle of Myanmar near gate No.2 Moreh town.

“I have highlighted the issue and the need for urgent necessary action to the concerned officials handling Myanmar related issues in the Ministry of External Affairs. I have been assured that our officials in Embassy of India, Myanmar have contacted the stranded group. I am informed that arrangements for basic food and medication are being made, Rest assured, I will continue to monitor the situation closely,” minister Ranjan said.

Robin had urges the minister recently for necessary intervention to solve the plight of 230 Manipuri citizen who are stranded to the jungle of Myanmar due to ethnic problem since May 3. They are the settlers of Moreh town in Tengnoupal district of Manipur.

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