Act 1; Scene 1

as hectic preparations are in progress for the proposed visit of prime minister Manmohan Singh and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi to Manipur, The Action Committee against

hailstorm in most farming areas of Manipur in October took farmers, eagerly awaiting the harvest, by surprise. It left standing crops damaged. Imphal East, Bishenpur, Chandel, Senapati, Tamenglong, Thoubal and Ukhrul districts reported hailstorms between October 21 to 24, 2006.