The Manipuri Youths Front Assam, MYFA conveyed its congratulations to Thokchom Biswanath, renowned Manipuri poet of Assam for being selected as member of the Sahitya Akademi Manipuri Advisory Board.
In a press communiqué, Secretary General of MYFA Fanjowbam Lokenath said that it is one of the great achievements for all the Manipuris of Assam.
He further expressed that Thokchom Biswanath is a dedicated literary activist.
Lokenath also expressed that selecting a literary lovers of outside Manipur in a Manipuri Advisory Board of the prestigious Sahitya Akademi is a good symbol towards unity and emotional bondage between Manipuris of Manipur and outside Manipur.
He started writing poetry from his students life.He is also a founder Literary Secretary of the All Assam Manipuri Students Union, AAMSU.
He was also a editor of many literary magazines including Numityungba (published by Writers Guild, Lakhipur) and Khorirol (published by Naharol Khorirol Sillup, Assam, Lakhipur).
Besides, He is also a Vice president of the Naharol Khorirol Sillup,Assam Lakhipur and a special invitee of the Assam Manipuri Sahitya Parishad.
He was also participated as paper readers and as a moderators many a time in a seminars and workshops organised by Sahitya Akademi,New Delhi.
Biswanath, a Graduate in Arts also published three poetry book including ‘Nong nungsit gi humdoklaba thabal gi’ in 1984, ‘Haribola hey Mantri’ in 1985 and ‘Oktabi amasung Sabon’ in 1996.