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Bilakshmi Nepram meets ethnic riot victims in Diphu

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Jan 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

HOWRAGHAT, Jan 22: Bilakshmi Nepram, founder of Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network, Manipur which is working for victims of ethnic clashes and women atrocities, arrived at Diphu on Sunday. On her two-day visit she took stock of the problems and conditions of the victims of various ethnic clashes and women atrocities in the district.

Karbi Youth Development Organization (KYDO) president, Si-im Teron and his members accompanied Nepram in visiting Benjamin Millik village and its surrounding villages near Rongkimi, Lumding Road. There Bilakshmi Nepram met the families of victims of various ethnic clashes living in the villages. She took note of their problems and conditions and told the members of KYDO that these families had been discrimited against as they had been deprived of certain facilities entitled to them. Their problems should be taken up at a higher level and they should be supported in the fight for justice, Nepram said.

Later, Bilakshmi Nepram met the Additiol Deputy Commissioner at the DC office and apprised him of the problems faced by the victim families.

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