Manipur , Tue, 12 Mar 2013 ANI
Manipur, Mar 12 (ANI): The principal of a local school, Sanjeebam Memcha Chanu, said they were living under constant threat from militant groups in Manipur.
"Living under such a situation will have a negative impact on students who come here to attain knowledge," she added.
Blasts, blockades, shutdowns and strikes to remain closed for days, affecting students both in the short and long term.
Recently, students and teachers of the Pari Imom Shindamshang staged a protest, demanding the release of one of their students who was taken away by armed miscreants as a part of their child recruitment drive.
Meanwhile, a student, said,' There is a problem of kidnapping students for ransom. We feel scared to go to school without our parents or somebody to drop us.'
People want militants to shun violence so that development can take place and their children can look forward to a better future. (ANI)