Manipur Viral Video: Congress Protest from Parliament to Street, seeking Resignation of Manipur CM

IRAC demands swift action and speedy justice over horrific incident of sexual assault and parading naked of two women

Manipur Viral Video- Congress Protest from Parliament to Street – The All India Mahila Congress and Indian Youth Congress on Thursday held a massive protest in national capital Delhi over the incidents of violence in Manipur.  Women Congress workers and leaders staged a demonstration at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar demanding the resignation of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh. The protest comes amid a horrific video of two women being paraded naked on a road by a group of men in Manipur has been shared widely on social media, drawing massive condemnation and calls for action.

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Opposition parties on Thursday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘silence on the Manipur violence’ far too long. This was despite that fact that PM Modi, earlier today, stated the he is ‘pained’ by the sexual atrocities against women in Manipur and promised to take strict action against the culprits.

Responding to Modi’s comments, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor says, “Deeply concerned about the fact that the PM was silent for so long. None of us could understand it.

IRAC demands swift action and speedy justice over horrific incident of sexual assault and parading naked of two women

In a media statement released today, the New Delhi-based Indigenous Rights Advocacy Centre (IRAC), which works for the welfare of the Scheduled Tribes in India, stated that it is totally horrified by the incident of capturing of two innocent Kuki-Zo tribal women and parading them naked while sexually assaulting them by a mob of men in the ongoing violence in Manipur.

A video clip of the horrific incident that went viral showed a large group of men parading two women who are completely stripped naked and molesting them while dragging them toward a paddy field. The incident reportedly took place on May 4, 2023. Various media reports suggested that the women were allegedly gang-raped later.

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“The torture and looting of the dignity of women in broad daylight in such grotesque manner cannot be accepted or tolerated in any civilised society. IRAC condemns the incident in the strongest possible term and demands swift action from the State government. IRAC demanded a fair, unbiased investigation to be completed within a specific time period, and the perpetrators must be brought to justice at the earliest”, stated Mr Dilip Chakma, Executive Director, Indigenous Rights Advocacy Centre (IRAC).  IRAC has also appealed to both the communities to maintain peace.


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