About 198 square km in size, Jiri Makru is located at a distance of around 68 km from Tamenglong Headquarters.
By Phurailatpam Keny Devi
Located about 36 km away from Tamenglong HQ, every year, Buning meadows attract a good number of visitors to the place. However, the place is facing deforestation.
It has been 24 years since the proposal to declare Zeilad Wildlife Sanctuary was notified but the state government is yet to make a formal declaration.
“There are no words to express how we are suffering since the village was gradually inundated from around 2012 and completely submerged in 2014."
Kshetrimayum Babylee Devi, the head mistress in-charge of Langthabal Kunja Junior High School in Imphal West, has been running a kitchen garden and Thang-Ta classes since April to keep the students occupied.