Ray of Hope amidst Manipur Violence

As Manipur continues to be the headline of national and international media for past one week because of the violence that erupted between the ethnic groups of the region and at a time, when every life is challenged because of the hostility, a ray of hope came to light for everyone when all the refugees present at Mantripukhri relief camp in Manipur were jubilant to hear the cries of the newly born.

The newly born was delivered by a 38 year old Ms. Esther Hontah wife of Sanlen Hontah, an Asst Prof of DM College of Imphal, the capital of Manipur. During the ongoing disturbances in the area Ms. Esther was rescued by Assam Rifles to the Mantripukhri based relief camp. The team of doctors present conducted the successful Caesarian section delivery of the baby and further declared both mother and child healthy.

At present, there are nearly 3000 refugees present in the Mantripukhri camp, one of the relief camp set up to shelter the fleeing people of Manipur are now elated and motivated to hear the successful delivery of the baby. The mother wholeheartedly expressed her gratitude to the team of doctors and Assam Rifles for the intricate aid and selfless support extended during the hard time for the family.