The Information Centre for Hill Areas, Manipur (ICHAM) on Thursday appealed to restore peace in Manipur by forgiving all the misunderstandings and miscommunications among the communities and to bring back a united Manipur.
ICHAM president Yuimi Harom told media at the Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul, Imphal that due to some miscommunication and misunderstandings, the state is witnessing turmoil at present.
Many unwanted incidents had resulted due to the matter and many people have died and injured while many are also suffering after becoming homeless.
He appealed to “all the brothers and sisters of Manipur to stop a minute to think for peace. We would also earnestly appeal to the Government of Manipur to spare no efforts at critical juncture, in putting all acts of violence to an end and in restoring peace and normalcy. Let there be peace at our home.”
Chief advisor of ICHAM Nongthombam Rajendro alias Boi told media ICHAM was established to bring peace and harmony among the ethnic communities of the state.
He appealed to the ethnic communities to cooperate with each other in order to restore peace in Manipur.
The Zeliangrong Union (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland) also fervently appealed to all the community residing in the state of Manipur to maintain peace and harmony as the state has recently witnessed unrest and turmoil.
The union has forbidden all the frontal affiliate, non-affiliate Zeliangrong organisations and individuals not to issue any statements or circulate opinions and comments with regard to the prevailing condition of the state either in mass and electronic media, including social networking platforms, without consulting the union, stated a release.
It also mentioned that any statement or comments, without the approval of the union shall be constructed as individual opinion, it stated. The union stands for maintaining communal harmony and peaceful coexistence among different communities residing in the state, it added.
Also Read: Violence-hit Manipur faces shortage in medicine stock; MCDA urges against panic buying