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DESAM fears extinction of indigenous people of Manipur

DESAM said with the developments that Manipur has seen in the past years, from the trains now operating in the state and the introduction of the Trans Asian highway in the state, the indigeneity of the people of the state will be lost.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 2 Jan 2023, 3:02 pm

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With a fertility rate of 1.7 per cent in Manipur, the Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) expressed concern for the indigenous people of the state becoming a minority while being dominated by outsiders

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DESAM said with the developments that Manipur has seen in the past years, from the trains now operating in the state and the introduction of the Trans Asian highway in the state, the indigeneity of the people of the state will be lost. 

“We need more entrepreneurs in the state in order to have a self-sustained economy”, DESAM stated and appealed to the students of the state and its public to have a mentality for Economic Nationalism.

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