Manipur Violence- A Geo-Political Analysis


  • Md Nazir Akhtar Professor & Head, Dept. of Geography, H D Jain College, Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara (Bihar)



communal violence, ethnic conflict, Kuki, Meitei


Manipur is one of the states of North -Eastern India where many cultural arts originate like polo and Manipuri dance. Today, communal violence and ethnic clashes are common and about 252 were killed during ethnic conflict May, 2023 to till now. Here, 33 communities inhabiting the valleys and hills of the state has a long history of violent and deadly clashes. The violence outbreak in Manipur due to directing the Manipur High Court to pursue a 10 years old recommendation to grant Schedule Tribe status to the non- tribal Meitei community. It is bounded by the states of Nagaland to the north, Mizoram the south, Assam to the East and the boundary of Myanmar to East. The total land of the state is 22,347 sq km. It is like a football stadium with Imphal valley representing the center of the playground and the surrounding hills its galleries. The main objective has to study about the Manipur violence and also to find out the solution of the conflict. The research is mainly based on secondary data. The situation of the state is dangerous. If the state government do not control the situation, a day will come a new slogan of separate country will echo in the North Eastern India.


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How to Cite

Akhtar, M. N. (2024). Manipur Violence- A Geo-Political Analysis. RESEARCH HUB International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, 11(4), 01–04.