Speaking about Manipur, PM Modi claims that irrespective of the state – Rajasthan, Manipur, or Chhattisgarh – the guilty will be punished independent of party politics.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the violence in Manipur and expressed grief over the widely circulated video of two women being paraded naked. Before entering Parliament, the temple of democracy, PM Modi said in his speech before the monsoon session of Parliament, his heart is filled with sorrow and anger. Prime Minister Modi said, “The Manipur episode, which has attracted attention, is a disgrace to any culture. The country is ashamed. I urge all chief ministers to reform laws and implement stricter punishment for crimes, especially crimes committed against women. The criminal should not get away in any part of the country, whether the act took place in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh or Manipur.”
“I pledge to my people that no criminal will escape punishment.
On the opening day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, when the united opposition is angry over the violence in Manipur and is demanding answers from the government, PM Modi gave a forceful and emotional statement regarding the Manipur video. Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge said that PM Modi has time to call a meeting of NDA, but not to go to Manipur. India will never forgive you for keeping quiet. Kharge said, “If your government still has conscience or remorse, it should talk about Manipur in Parliament and explain what happened without blaming elsewhere for your double inefficiency at the Center and the state.”
My hearts go out to the two women who were subjected to a deeply disrespectful and inhumane act, as shown in the distressing video that surfaced yesterday. After taking a Suo-moto cognisance of the incident immediately after the video surfaced, the Manipur Police swung to action…
— N.Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) July 20, 2023
In response to widespread outrage over widely shared footage of the two-month-old incident, the main culprit was detained on Thursday. “My thoughts and prayers are with the two women who were victims of the highly heinous and inhuman act depicted in the disturbing video that surfaced yesterday. Manipur Police acted swiftly after learning about the incident from the video and made the first arrests.” today morning. We are conducting a comprehensive investigation and will ensure that all the perpetrators are punished severely, possibly including the death penalty. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh tweeted, let it be known that there is no place in our society for such horrific atrocities. ,
CJI: “Using women as a tool is absolutely unacceptable.”
Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud took suo motu cognizance of the viral video and declared the incident completely unjustified. “Using women as a weapon in place of intergroup conflict. Constitutional misuse at its worst. The recently released video makes us extremely uncomfortable. We will take action if the government does not do so,” the CJI declared.