IMPHAL, December 6: People need to shun violence and gun culture in the state so as to move towards peace, progress and harmony, stated LS Haokip, intending candidate of JD (U) during the closing ceremony of 25th Silver Jubilee Celebration cum General Tintong Trophy prize distribution ceremony organized by Sadar-Laijang Area Youth Union.
He further maintained that the Kukis living in Manipur are not refugees. They are all Indians and have the right to live and work in this country.
Haokip further appealed to the people to exercise their democratic rights in choosing their right representatives.
Prizes and trophies were also distributed to the winners of various competitions.