IMPHAL: Manipur Chief Minister
N Biren Singh
on Monday said that schools for classes 1 to 8 will start from July 5, after being shut since ethnic clashes began in the state in the first week of May.
Manipur violence: Security beefed up in Imphal amid rise in violence
Bunkers set up along the hill and valley districts would be removed while additional state forces have been mobilised to provide security to both
farmers so that
can start, he told a press conference.
“Schools for classes 1 to 8 will start from July 5,” the chief minister said.
Educational institutes have been closed since ethnic strife began in the northeastern state on May 3.
The Army and other central forces have been deployed to bring peace in the northeastern state where violence between ethnic communities continued for two months leaving over 100 people dead, many injured and a large number of houses and places of worship gutted.
(With PTI inputs)