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Police booth set on fire at Japhou Bazaar, Chandel for taking down Naga flags

Celebrations of Naga Independence day from the British tuned ugly in Chandel District, Manipur today.

Intense scuffle erupted between police and local Nagas at Japhou Bazaar in Chandel District when the locals celebrated Naga's Independence Day from the British by hoisting NSCN-IM Flag at various places.

Scuffle reportedly occurred when police took down the Naga flags citing that Indo-Naga Ceasefire is not extended to Manipur. Irate locals vandalised one police booth and set it on fire, while police resorted to tear gas shelling to contain the situation.

A video is also circulating where in the locals say that they will boycott India's 75th Independence Day celebrations tomorrow.

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