The Manipur state has observed The 19th Great June Uprising DIWAS on 18th June in Kekrupat. this day highlights about 18 persons who lost their lives in June, 2001 during protecting the territorial integrity of Manipur. 18 martyrs’s families and organisations’s leaders paid floral to tribute and give respect to 18 persons at Kekrupat, Manipur.
In the year 2001, the Union government made an agreement with NSCN(IM) and used words “without territorial limits”. as a result, people came out on streets and started protesting, many place were got with arson. in order to control protest, security personnels fired on them and 18 persons were died.