NEW DELHI- A delegation of Coordinating Committee on Manipur integrity (COCOMI) to day submitted a representation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through his office, informed KH Athouba, Spokesperson, COCOMI.
The representation is a copy of resolutions which was passed during a Mass rally took out on 29th July, 2023 in Imphal. important resolutions are,
- To end the present conflict, foreign (illegal immigrants) Chin-Kuki Narco-Terrorism must be totally exterminated.
- No separate administrative arrangement in Manipur.
- National Register of Citizens (NRC) must be fully implemented in Manipur.
It was also mentioned in the representation that “ The present conflict is not a religious or a tribal and non tribal issue. As per the 2011 Census, in Manipur Hindus constitute 41.39% while the Christians constitute 41.29% of the population and it was forecasted that by now Christianity will be the dominant religion in the state”.
“It is also not a tribal-non-tribal issue as in many areas of the state dominated by the tribal, there is no tension. It is a manifestation of the simmering tension over deforestation, Opium poppy cultivation and large scale change in the demography in specific areas of the state mainly caused by illegal immigrants from Myanmar in specific areas” explained in the representation.