Imphal, Jan 19,
President of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) has strongly condemn the detention of Imphal based journalist Wangkhem Kishorechandra by N. Biren Singh government under the National Security Act.
In a letter written to Kishorechandra, Mr. Rahl Gandhi said , “This is another attempt to use the state machinery to silence dissent. Over the past few months, we have witnessed the BJP government’s design to trample on constitutional rights of the people of Manipur”.
Mr. Rahul Gandhi further said that regressive force continues to unleash violence with impunity, while those who seek accountability from the state are being jailed.
“Fascist forces have not only attempted to destroy the idea of India but attack anyone who Challenges their distorted narrative”, Mr. Gandhi said adding that the Congress party stands in solidarity with Mr. Kishorechandra and will extend every possible support.
Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents.