Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday attacked prime Minister Narendra Modi over the situation in Manipur and demanded that he sack BJP’s “incompetent” chief minister as a primary step to control the turmoil. He also alleged that the violence towards women and children has been weaponised and accused the BJP of turning Manipur into a battlefield. A conflict took place in the Singjamei area of Imphal on Tuesday night between RAF personnel and locals protesting the killing of students, who have been missing given that July 6, prompting the law enforcers to lob tear gas shells and fire rubber bullets on the agitators and baton-charge them, leaving forty five of the protesters, by and large students, injured. “For 147 days, people of Manipur are suffering, but PM Modi does not have time to visit the state. The terrible photos of students being targeted on this violence has yet again shocked the whole nation,” he said on X. “it is now apparent that violence in opposition to women and children turned into weaponised on this strife. The beautiful state of Manipur has been turned into a battlefield, all because of the BJP,” he stated. “high time, PM Modi sacks BJP’s incompetent Manipur chief Minister. This would be the first step to govern any further turmoil,” the Congress leader stated. The Congress has been focused on the authorities on the issue of Manipur violence and has been wondering why the prime minister has not visited the violence-hit state. The situation remained calm but tense situation in Imphal on Wednesday morning after the conflict between college students and rapid action force (RAF) personnel the previous night. Manipur Police, important Reserve Police pressure (CRPF) and RAF employees had been visible deployed in strength all through Imphal Valley in anticipation of viable protests and violence. even though the state authorities has declared a holiday for schools on Wednesday, students of some Imphal-based establishments vowed to congregate at their faculties, sparking speculations of increasing protests later within the day.