It’s been three months since Jotin Laishram Singh last met his wife Ngahoichong Haokip and two children.
Haokip, now eight months pregnant, had to leave the couple’s house in Imphal and move to a relief camp in Kangpokpi in May amid a threat of targeted violence. She was, after all, a Kuki woman married to a Meitei man, living in an area dominated by Meiteis.
“The children keep asking ‘when will we get to meet papa?’” says Haokip.
Meanwhile, in Imphal, Singh says, “She is pregnant. I keep thinking about what condition she would be in, and about my children.”
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