‘Manipur More A Colony Of India’ — WikiLeaks

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    CHENNAI, Mar 21: In an assessment of the situation in Manipur in 2006, American Consul General in Kolkata Henry Jardine wrote that the overwhelming presence of military, paramilitary and police officers contributed to the impression that Imphal was under military occupation.

    “In ConGen’s many interactions, even with some government officials, a reoccurring comment was that Manipur was less a state and more a colony of India,” he reported in a cable sent on September 1, 2006 (76968: confidential).

    “The general use of the AFSPA

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