Ethnic faultlines run deep in Manipur
All Indians MatterMay 13, 2023
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Ethnic faultlines run deep in Manipur

Ashraf EngineerAshraf EngineerHost

The ethnic fire in Manipur may be cooling for the moment but discontent continues to simmer underneath. The dominant (largely Hindu) Meitei community’s demand for Scheduled Tribes status means fewer government jobs and seats in educational institutions for the (largely Christian) Kuki tribals. The tug and pull over land rights only intensifies the volatility in the north-eastern state. Please listen to the latest episode of All Indians Matter.