Notwithstanding appeals from governments in the northeast, thousands of students and employees continue to rush back home from some southern States in general, Karnataka in particular.

The trigger

Some organisations have challenged the official statement that rumours triggered the exodus and that the reports of attacks on people from the northeast were baseless.

Alarming developments

The United Committee Manipur, the All Manipur United Clubs Coordination, which do not agree with the oversimplification of the alarming developments, have urged the governments in southern States to initiate sincere effective works and confidence building measures.

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