In a recent social media post, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expressed her deep concerns over the escalating violence in Manipur’s Thoubal district, which has claimed the lives of four individuals. Vadra took to [social media platform X] to question Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s apparent lack of response and physical presence in the troubled state.
The Congress leader criticized the Prime Minister for not visiting Manipur despite the prolonged period of unrest, spanning eight months. She highlighted the urgency of the situation, citing injuries, curfews in various districts, and the ongoing cycle of murder, violence, and destruction faced by the people of Manipur.
Vadra revealed that a joint delegation of leaders from all political parties in Manipur had sought time to meet with Prime Minister Modi in Delhi. However, despite their efforts, no meeting has taken place, and the Prime Minister has not addressed the situation in Manipur in Parliament or taken any tangible actions.
“Is this the leadership Manipur needs, or is the power of advertisements enough to make it sound great!” questioned Vadra, pointing to what she perceives as a lack of proactive response from the central government. She emphasized the need for immediate action, calling upon the government to initiate concrete steps towards bringing stability and peace to Manipur.
The Congress leader urged the government to engage with all stakeholders in Manipur, taking them into confidence and initiating dialogue to address the root causes of the ongoing crisis. Vadra’s statement raises broader questions about leadership, accountability, and the role of the central government in handling regional conflicts.
As the situation in Manipur remains tense, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s vocal criticism underscores the need for swift and decisive action from the authorities. It brings attention to the complex challenges faced by states grappling with internal strife and emphasizes the importance of political leaders actively engaging with affected communities to find sustainable solutions. The coming days will likely reveal how the government responds to these pressing concerns and whether the call for stability and peace in Manipur gains momentum on the national stage.