In the aftermath of the May violence, various narratives have emerged. Some intellectuals and civil society organisations with vested interests have fabricated narratives to depict the clashes as a tribal VS Meitei conflict, using terms like ‘Christian Tribal vs Hindu Meitei’ or ‘Hills vs Valley.’ However, the reality is that the violence stems from an ethnic conflict solely between the Kukis and Meiteis. It is important to understand several questions.
A release issued by Manipuri Meitei Association, Bangalore representing all Meitei Associations worldwide including Association of Meiteis in the Americas, Canada, Europe, South East Asia and India.
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