Mao villagers
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, May 20, 2010: Villagers of Mao area, who fled to Khuzama in Nagaland, in the aftermath of the Mao Gate incident of May 6, have reportedly told the SDO Tadubi that they would not return until the State security forces deployed at Mao are withdrawn.

The State Government had deputed the SDO to persuade the villagers to return to their homesteads.