On Tuesday, the Central and Manipur state government announced ex-gratia and job for the family members of those who were killed in the violence.
The governments have announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh along with a job to one member of the family of the deceased. The compensation amount will have equal contribution by the state government and the Centre.
As per reports, the decision was taken late on Monday night, during a meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah with state Chief Minister N Biren Singh in Manipur.
Officials informed, dedicated telephone lines will also be put in place to dismiss the rumors spreading that has largely affected the law and order situation and has become a challenge in curbing the violence across the state.
Reports claimed, it was also decided in the meeting to make essential commodities such as petrol, LPG gas, rice, pulses and other food products available in adequate quantities to bring a balance between the demand and supply, that is leading to a price rise.
Home Minister Shah landed in state’s capital Imphal late on Monday night, to take cognizance of the law and order situation and internal security position of the violence hit state. Shah was accompanied by Home Secretary AK Bhalla, and Intelligence Bureau Director Tapan Kumar Deka.
Upon arriving at Manipur, Shah held a meeting late at night with CM Singh, state ministers and other senior officials to assess the situation in the state and discuss further plans to bring back normalcy.
The state has been in trouble for almost a month now, first with the violence in Churachandpur, where a angry mob torched the Chief Minister’s event venue and later on May 3, after a clash broke out between the Metei and Kuki communities.
As per the official reports, at-least 75 lives have been claimed since the clashes broke out on May 3.
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