Zee News,Saturday, May 12, 2012, 14:03
Talking to mediapersons here, Gaikhangam, also a senior Congress leader, asked how a state with a geographical area of 22,327 sq km could be divided.
“It is the homeland of more than 32 communities. How can one say it is the land of the Meiteis or the Nagas or the Kukis? Manipur is the homeland of all communities,” he said. “It is a democratic country but if a community raises a demand, it should not make another one suffer,” he said.