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Imphal: Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey on Saturday visited the two victims of the May 4 naked parade incident and handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh each to their families.
The entire country is ashamed of the incident, she said, and ensured to provide the necessary financial and moral support to them.
The Governor, in her second visit to relief centres in Churachandpur, inspected the centres by visiting rooms where affected people are staying, interacted with the displaced persons, and distributed relief materials like hygiene kits, and eatables to kids with some cash amount.
The Governor urged everyone to work together for the restoration of peace, normalcy, and harmony in the state.
The Governor made an appeal to the youth of Manipur not to take the law into their hands and abstain from unlawful activities.
Interacting with the displaced people sheltered at the relief camps, Uikey said she was visiting the camps to console, empathize and extend her support to the affected people.
The Governor also interacted with families of ex-servicemen and Civil Society Organisation leaders at Tuibong and heard their grievances. As the President of the Rajya Sainik Board, the Governor donated Rs 15,000 to seven ex-servicemen's families along with some relief materials.
She also handed over relief materials to the district's Red Cross Society.
The flow of basic amenities, including medicine, has been hampered due to blockades along the roads.
She had brought some medical supplies and other relief materials including mosquito nets, tarpaulin, hygiene kits, etc.
Kuki Inpi, ITLF, Kuki Women Organisation for Human Rights submitted a memorandum to the Governor.
Saying that she felt the pain and suffering of the affected people and their eagerness to return to their respective homes, the Governor appealed to the two communities to come together, negotiate and find a durable solution to end the violence.
Appealing to all concerned not to resort to vigilantism, the Governor reiterated that various Central forces are in place to ensure security for all.
With inputs from IANS