Earlier on Thursday, Manipur police had indicated tension was prevailing and the situation was tense.
A Manipur Rifles policeman was killed and one person injured in a gunfight at Senjam Chirang in Imphal West district on Thursday morning, police said.
Earlier in a tweet Manipur chief minister N Biren Das said that strict action will be taken against all the culprits, including considering the possibility of capital punishment.
They said several police teams were formed immediately after the video of the incident surfaced.
Churachandpur is home to around four lakh people. Another 10,000 displaced people are living in the relief camps set up in the district.
Department of Agriculture Director N Gojendro told PTI that farmers were unable to cultivate at least 5,127 hectares of agricultural land, leading to a loss of 15,437.23 metric tonnes till June 28.
The forces tried to bring the situation under control and used teargas shells and rubber bullets at first. But as the armed mob opened fire, the forces shot back, officials said.
The General Administration Department (GAD) has been asked to furnish details of employees who are not able to attend their official work due to the prevailing situation in the state.
Singh also asserted that his government will safeguard the unity and integrity of the state and will not do anything which is against the interest of the people of the state.
The Naga MLAs arrived here after meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on June 7.
Officials said it has also been decided to set up dedicated telephone lines which will be used to dispel rumour mongering which has largely affected the process to calm down the situation and bring peace in the troubled state.
The city’s Ima market saw a big crowd. Long queues were seen outside petrol pumps in the city with limited fuel being allowed to buyers. People were seen queuing up since 6 am.
Life returned to a wary normalcy in Imphal Valley on Saturday as shops and markets reopened and cars started plying on the roads.
So far, 7,500 people were rescued by the forces from the violence-hit areas, and given shelter, he said, adding that more people are being shifted to safer places.
The Army and Assam Rifles were deployed to control the situation in the northeastern state where violence broke out during a tribal agitation on Wednesday.
So far, 4,000 people have been rescued from the violence-hit areas by the forces and sent to shelters, he said, adding that more people are being shifted to safer places.
Party officials have confirmed that at least four BJP MLAs from Manipur valley are in Delhi to meet central leaders.
Shyam who tendered his resignation letter to the state’s Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh alleged of not been assigned any responsibility as the Chairman of the Tourism Corporation of Manipur.
On Friday at 10:30 am, villagers approached the Kasong post of the Shangshak Battalion seeking help in extinguishing the fire at the Nambashi Khunao sawmill.