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There was total chaos at the Hapta Kangjeibung ground in Imphal on Sunday during PM Narendra Modi’s rally
There was total chaos at the Hapta Kangjeibung ground in Imphal on Sunday during PM Narendra Modi’s rally|Twitter
MANIPUR

Manipur: The other side of Modi rally that you didn’t get to see

While PM Narendra Modi was busy addressing a ‘lively’ public meeting in Imphal on Sunday, the police were working overtime to ‘prevent’ the public from leaving the rally

EastMojo News Bureau

Imphal: There was total chaos in Imphal on Sunday after the police reportedly barricaded the Hapta Kangjeibung ground to prevent people from leaving a meeting that was being addressed by PM Narendra Modi as part of his election campaigning.

In some visuals that have now emerged on social media, policemen are seen blocking the entry/exit gate with a wooden plank. While some of them got lucky, most of them were pushed inside by the cops on duty. Among the people trying to leave the rally were women.

In another visual, a woman is seen climbing a tall gate in a bid to leave the premises.

Manipur is going to polls for the Lok Sabha in two phases -- while voting for Manipur Outer constituency will be held on April 11, that for Manipur Inner constituency will take place on April 18.