KSU-non-tribal clash
A view of the clash site in Shella. Image credit - Northeast Now

The funeral of Lurshai Hynniewta, the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) leader who died at Ichamati, was held in Sohra on Monday.

On Friday, clashes erupted between non-tribals and KSU activists over CAA and ILP and Hynniewta was critically-injured.

Hynniewta later at the Sohra CHC in East Khasi Hills district.

A Meghalaya policeman was also injured in the clash

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Approximately 2000 persons attended Hynniewta’s funeral, including Meghalaya sports minister Banteidor Lyngdoh, Umsing MLA Jason Lawlong, and Nongthymmai MDC Latiplang Kharkongor.

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Even though no untoward incidents were reported, however, curfew was promulgated for another 12 hours till  6 am on Tuesday.

The curfew, which was relaxed for some time, was reimposed on Monday from 6 pm.

The ban on internet services, which was imposed on Friday, has not been resumed yet.

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