Manipur HC revokes inclusion order for Meitei community in ST list

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The violent unrest in Manipur, triggered by dissent over Meitei community's Scheduled Tribe status aspiration, underscores the complex demographic fabric of the region.

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Published on February 22, 2024 -  03:00
Manipur HC amends 2023 order recommending ST status for Meiteis that led to clashes | Oneindia News
In a surprising turn of events, the Manipur High Court has revisited its March 2023 order and issued a modification that is set to have far-reaching implications. During a review petition hearing on Wednesday, Justice Golmei Gaiphulshillu, presiding over a single-judge bench, took a decisive step by rescinding a paragraph from the March 27, 2023 order. This paragraph, advocating for the inclusion of the Meitei community in the Scheduled Tribe list, has been at the center of a heated legal and social debate. #ManipurHighCourt #JusticeGolmei Gaiphulshillu #Manipur #ManipurViolence #Imphal #Kuki #Meitei #ManipurUnrest #ManipurEthnicViolence ~PR.151~ED.103~GR.125~HT.96~

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Manipur High Court

High Court for the State of Manipur

Meitei people

Ethnic group of South Asia
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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

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