Children burn toy guns for peace in Manipur

The children brought their toy guns at the ground of Tangjen Ningthou School in interior Thoubal district and set ablaze all their toys yesterday, reports said.

Organised by some district-based civil organisations including Life Care Foundation (LCF), Women Action For Development Centre (WADC) and Social Action Development Organisation (SADO), children later joined by parents and local residents launched a sit-in protest, a spokesman of the organiser said.

Placards put up at the sit-in site read: 'No to gun, yes to peace,', 'Wake up 60 MLAs,' 'Abolish gun culture,' 'Train police to investigate any crime properly,' 'Respect human rights in Manipur'.

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