Himanta Sarma Cites Manmohan Singh Amid Congress Uproar On Manipur

“Petrol and LPG costs went upto Rs 240 and Rs 1,900 a litre throughout every of those blockades.”


Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday launched a scathing assault at Congress and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) over its tenure in Manipur until 2017 stating that northeastern state had grew to become the blockade capital of the nation throughout their ruling interval and now quite the opposite Congress has began displaying immense curiosity within the state.

On this regard, Assam CM Sarma took to Twitter and stated, “Congress is out of the blue displaying immense curiosity in Manipur. Necessary to rewind a bit and have a look at PM Manmohan Singh’s personal response to comparable crises within the State. The social gathering’s duplicity is just alarming.”

He additional said that yearly there have been blockades within the state for over a month throughout UPA tenure in Manipur.

“Throughout UPA’s tenure, Manipur grew to become the blockade capital of the nation. Between 2010-2017, when Congress dominated the State, yearly there have been blockades starting from 30 days a yr to upto 139 days a yr,” he additional tweeted.

He additionally talked about that yr 2011 was one of many worst bloackades in Manipur which lasted for greater than 120 days and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi remained silent on difficulty for greater than 4 months.

“Petrol and LPG costs went upto Rs 240 and Rs 1,900 a litre throughout every of those blockades, translating into an entire humanitarian disaster. 2011 was one of many worst blockades in Manipur lasting greater than 120 days,” he stated.

In Manipur, two ladies had been paraded bare and sexually assaulted earlier than being let loose by the mob comprising the bulk neighborhood. The incident allegedly passed off on Might 4, a day after ethnic clashes broke out in Manipur.

The violence in Manipur erupted after a rally by the All Tribal College students Union of Manipur (ATSUM) on Might 3 in protest towards the proposed inclusion of individuals belonging to the Meitei neighborhood within the checklist of Scheduled Tribes (STs).

Lately. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday spoke concerning the Manipur viral video that confirmed two ladies being paraded bare.

The Prime minister stated, “I’m crammed with ache and the incident is shameful for any civil society.”

“No accused will spared, we’ll by no means forgive those that are behind this,” he stated.

Amidst a nationwide outcry over the appalling incident in Manipur, the UNAU college students discussion board organised a protest at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on Saturday.

A video of the two-month-old incident had gone viral evoking robust sharp reactions from varied political events and triggering outrage.

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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