A timeline on Manipur blockade - The Hindu.
The blockade of the national highways leading to the Manipur valley, called by the United Naga Council (UNC), has been in place since November 1. This has severely affected life in the State, with sho.
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In many ways, this is a sequel to blockades past. Manipur is riven by competing claims to land, as each ethnic community tries to redraw the state to fit the shape of its own imagined homeland.
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As one travels along the national highway in Manipur inhabited by two rival tribal groups - the Kukis and the Nagas — one can see the chassis of burnt trucks on the roadside with protestors.
Manipur, state of India, located in the northeastern part of the country. Like other northeastern states, it is largely isolated from the rest of India. Its economy centers on agriculture and forestry, and trade and cottage industries also are important. The state capital is Imphal, located in the center of the state.
In a liberal democracy like India, pluralism should ideally inform everyday life. Sadly, this is not always the case on the ground. The latest blockade of the National Highway 39 (NH-39) connecting Imphal (Manipur) with Kohima (Nagaland) by the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) and the All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) since April 12, 2010 is one such example of an exclusivist.