Hoisting of black flags at every household, praying at Church for the cause of victims' families, closing of every business establishment within the jurisdiction of Chingdai area marked the occasion.
Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) Hemzangthang Khongsai said that from 1992 to 1997, around 1,000 innocent Kukis, including women and children were killed and 300 Kuki villages were uprooted by the NSCN (I-M).
The Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) clarified that no temples were burnt or desecrated as misinterpreted by some people
The Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) said, “We dedicate the Kuki Rising Day now as the Restricted Holiday of Manipur in the memory of our ‘Great Kuki Warriors’.
Vice-president (Political Affairs) of KIM, Sominthang Doungel said that KIM with great heartache and resentment condemned the act of burning down of houses belonging to the Mizo people of Vairengte village in Mizoram on October 17.
KIM said it has decided to observe Black Day on September 13
The new candidates for Kuki Inpi, Manipu were elected unopposed