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Manipur govt asks DCs to 'politely turn away' Myanmar refugees, takes back order

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 30 March 2021
The Manipur government issued a circular to the Deputy Commissioners of districts bordering Myanmar not to open camps to provide food and shelter to refugees fleeing the neighbouring country after the coup but withdrew it three days later to avoid potential public anger.​
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