Kohima, 4th May 2023: Violence erupted in areas of Churachandpur, Kangpokpi and Imphal districs in Manipur. Army and Assam Rifles have been requisitioned by the administration on intervening night of 03 May & 04 May 2023.

The columns of Army and Assam Rifles along with Manipur police have intervened promptly to control the situation. Violence was controlled by morning hours. However, approximately 4000 villagers have been provided shelter in various Army/Assam Rifles camps and State Govt premises at various locations. Flag marches are being conducted to keep the situation under control. Shifting of villagers to safer areas is also under progress.