9 Empty Coffins, 537 Days Of Wait, Yet No Justice For Young Manipuri Tribals

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The usually dormant tent, housing nine empty coffins, at the northern gate of Jantar Mantar lit up once again on the evening of March 3.

The tent houses nine empty coffins in memory of the nine people killed in police firing including a child in Churchandpur district in Manipur. These people were a part of a protest organised against the passage of three contentious bills in the assembly in August 2015 – the Manipur Land Revenue Bill, the Manipur Shops and Establishments Bill and the Protection of Manipur People Bill.

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