Peace calls continue to pour in unabated
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, June 13: Various civil society organisations, cutting across communal lines and ideologies continue to condemn the killing of 11 persons at Moreh recently and have raised the voice peace and communal amity.

In a statement, the Chandel Naga People's Organisation while expressing shock over the mindless killings said that it also shares the grief and pain of the bereaved family members.

The people, especially the people of Moreh should remain calm and not give the killings any communal tone and hue, it added.

The CNPO has also appealed to the general public as well as the armed organisations to come to the negotiating table and thrash out their differences amicably.

The Zeliangrong Union (AMN) while expressing shock over the killings today appealed to all the parties and organisations concerned to restrain from further violence.

It also urged all to restore normalcy and bring harmony among all the communities.

The Aimol Students' Union and Aimol Kangoi Area Development Committee have also condemned the killings and condole the deaths while appealing to all concerned not to repeat such acts in the future.

Terming the Moreh incident of June 9 in which 11 lives were lost as unfortunate and condemnable by all, the Maring Uparup Assembly has fervently appealed to all communities to involve in restoration of peace and bring normalcy in the border town.

The All Yairipok United Clubs' Organisation and Apunba Nupi Khunai Lamjing Meira Lup have also strongly condemned the killings of 11 persons.

In a statement the two bodies urged all not to fan communal hatred.

The North Eastern United Clubs' Organisation, All Sora Muslim Chanura Lup, Mayai Shanglen, Khurai Block Congress Committee, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Chandel district, Socio-Economic and Cultural Organisation, Kangleipak Development Organisation, Apunba Poramlen Marup, Women's Social Development Organisation, Horokchambi Apunba Nupi Lup, Threatened Indigenous Peoples' Society, World Manipuri Organisation, Kanglei Apunba Ima Yaipha Lup, have also strongly condemned the killings of the 11 persons and urged all to live peacefully together.

All the organisations have also urged the people to work together so that peace and normalcy is restored at Moreh town so that the people can live without fear.

The organisations have urged the people to identify the elements responsible for fanning communal hatred and to take a united stand to defeat their agenda.

Communal distrust will only be to the loss of the people, they added.