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29 April 2014

Two Manipuri Youth Attacked by Bikers in New Delhi

Two Manipuri youth attacked by bikers in New DelhiNew Delhi, Apr 29 : Close on the heels of the death of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania, two youths from Manipur were beaten up on Sunday in what is being described as another case of racial attack on people from Northeast in the capital.

The youths from Manipur were allegedly attacked with sticks and rods by a group of motorcycle-borne men in Ambedkar Nagar area of south Delhi around 8.30 pm on Sunday.

The victims were rushed to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where one was discharged after first aid while another is reported to be in a serious condition, police said.

Reports stated that Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Monday visited AIIMS and met the aforementioned youth and also the teenage girl who was allegedly raped by her landlord's son in Munirka on Saturday.

Singh also called upon Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde demanding strict action against the perpetrators of hate crimes against people from Northeast residing in the Capital. And Shinde assured him of swift action in the matter.


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