Amit Shah calls all party meet to discuss Manipur unrest on June 24

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has convened an all-party meeting on June 24 in New Delhi to discuss the situation in Manipur which has witnessed sporadic violence since May 3.

“Union Home Minister Shri @AmitShah has convened an all party meeting on 24th June at 3 PM in New Delhi to discuss the situation in Manipur,” a home ministry spokesperson tweeted.

The announcement came after Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma met the home minister here this evening.

On May 3, the ethnic clashes broke out in Manipur after a ‘Tribal Solidarity March’ was organised to protest against the Meitei community’s demand for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status.

So far, nearly 120 people have lost their lives and over 3,000 are injured.

Amit Shah previously had also visited the state for four days last last month to take a stock of the situation and met a cross sections of people in his efforts to bring back peace in the northeastern state.