Migrant labourers demand security in Manipur

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Imphal, June28 (ANI): Migrant labourers of Bihar and West Bengal held a protest rally against the series of killings of labourers by militant groups in Manipur.

Over 400 migrant labourers from various part of the state participated in the demonstration organised by the state unit of All India Trade Union Congress.

Convenor of the protest rally, Joginder Gupta, asked the state government to provide protection to the migrant labourers in the wake of increasing attacks and killings.

A majority of the migrant labourers are living in relief camps in capital Imphal.

Migrant labourers from Bihar and West Bengal have started to move out of Manipur after six migrant labourers from Bihar were killed at a construction site in the Manipur University campus on 11th of this month.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had demanded security for migrant labourers in Manipur after this incident and also asked Bihar's Chief Secretary to co-ordinate the safe return of the migrants. (ANI)

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