Denial of burial ground and political implications

Nothing can be more shameful for all the people of Manipur that a respected political stalwart like Rishang Keishing who is father-figure to many was denied a burial ground at his native village of Bungpa Khunou, Kamjong district. The State Government had already made a plan to bury the mortal remains of Rishang Keishing at […]

Body of Rita likely to be buried

Ukhrul, Aug 24: Contrary to the stands and decision of all Tangkhul Longnao (conglo-merate of Tangkhul civil organizations) and the village authority of Sharkaphung/Leingangching, a new directive from NSCN GPRN has reportedly allowed the family to bury the mortal remains of late Rita Haorei in her native village Leingangching (S Lohe). The Leingangching VA had […]

In Manipur, a woman lies unburied for over 2 weeks as village council refuses space for final rites

The family of the deceased claim they are being discriminated against as they are practising Catholics in a Baptist-dominated village. Rita Haorei, a resident of Leingangching hamlet in Manipur’s Ukhrul district and a member of the Tangkhul tribe, died on August 7. More than two weeks later, her body lies unburied on the premises of […]