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After 1 Killed Over CAA Meet In Meghalaya,Curfews In Parts Of Shillong
After clashes broke out on Friday between Khasi Student Union and non-tribals in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills,90 km from state capital Shillong
After 1 Killed Over CAA Meet In Meghalaya, Curfews In Parts Of Shillong
New Delhi: After clashes broke out on Friday between Khasi Student Union and non-tribals in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills,90 km from state capital Shillong, a member of the Khasi Student's Union was killed and several other were injured.
Mobile internet data and SMS service have been snapped in this remote area for 48 hours, sources have said. The incident took place in Shella, and the government has imposed curfew in shella and parts of Shillong today after non-tribals were attacked in the heart of the city.
Six were injured, one of them suffered a stab wound. Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has called a meeting.Ichamati village is located near the border with Bangladesh. According to KSU leaders, the member who has died has been identified as Lurshai Hynniewta of Sohra.
According to sources, the incident took place after a meeting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and to demand Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya, organized by KSU and other pro-ILP civil society groups.
The bill has already passed by the state assembly with a resolution for implementation of ILP, but the Home Ministry is yet to issue a notification. The KSU and other tribal groups have been [ushing for ILP.
Several KSU members and policemen were injured in the clash. Vehicles were also vandalized by the mob.
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