As predicted by a tribal leader, if the Meitei wants to find out its root based on “Shalai Taret” (The seven clans of Manipuris) an internal conflict not only between the Meiteis and Tribal but amongst the Meiteis was imminent.
This could be indeed true as there are Brahmins and royal clan, who put themselves above all ethnic communities residing in the state. The Schedule Caste are also Meiteis, the question of who would be branded what itself is rather complex at this point of time when half of the Meitei are opposing it as predicted.
The first and foremost when we debate about the issue will ultimately lead to reservation issues.
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