Tag: Meiteis

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  • Manipur on Meitei edge

    Manipur on Meitei edge

    The Meitei demand to be considered as a Scheduled Tribe may soon overshadow protests over the Citizenship Amendment Bill

    February 11, 2019
  • Why  listed  class  status?

    Why listed class status?

    Some sections of Meiteis are demanding inclusion in the Scheduled Tribe list. Antagonists among the “educated” have spewed venom. Protagonists have been accused of trying to revert from a civilised race to tribalism. They have forgotten that the Meiteis belong to the descendants of Barbubahon, son of Arjuna of the Pandavas, who married a Manipuri …

    January 2, 2017
  • Thousands rally in Imphal demanding ST status

    Thousands rally in Imphal demanding ST status

    Demanding inclusion in the Scheduled Tribe list of India, thousands of Meiteis on Sunday took part in a mass rally in Manipur&’s capital Imphal. According to sources, the rally witnessed the highest number of turnout ever in the state and was organised by the Coordinating Body on Schedule Tribe Demand Committee. “The Meiteis who identify themselves as …

    September 18, 2016