Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will visit ethnic violence-hit Manipur on Saturday.
As per sources, Sarma will meet his Manipur counterpart N Biren Singh and other leaders in the backdrop of the ongoing situation in the state.
On Friday, the Supreme court refused the urgent listing of a plea against the suspension of internet services in the violence-hit state of Manipur since May 3, saying High Court is seized of the matter.
The ban on the internet was imposed on May 3 and remains in effect till now.
Earlier, the top court expressed concern over the loss of lives and properties in Manipur during the violence between the Meitei and Kuki communities and stressed taking adequate measures to restore normalcy there.
On March 27, the High Court directed the State to consider the inclusion of the Meitei community in the Scheduled Tribes list.
The violence in Manipur between the Hindu Meiteis and the tribal Kuki, who are Christians, erupted after a rally by the All Tribal Students Union of Manipur (ATSUM) on May 3.
Violence has gripped the entire State for now a month and the Central government had to deploy paramilitary forces to bring the situation under control.
At least 102 people have been killed, over 300 injured, and nearly 40,000 displaced in Manipur since May 3 when ethnic violence erupted in the northeastern state between the Meitei and Kuki communities. The Manipur government on Tuesday extended the ban on internet services until June 10.