Imphal, Nov 21
The 13th Foundation Day of Research Forum Manipur (REFORM) was held today at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound.
Addressing in his Keynote speech General Secretary of REFORM advocate Sukham Premjit highlighted the objectives of the forum. He stressed that REFORM continue to make aware of the cultures of the various indigenous communities of the land and also to bring forth at international level.
Highlighting the reasons for the sinking indigenous population Premjit said that the lack of trust among the indigenous communities and the strong external force that swept against the indigenous communities disintegrate various indigenous communities. He concluded that the only way to save the land is to communicate among the communities at the earliest and to march forward for a progressive Manipur.
Chairperson of Manipur State Minority Commission Anwar Hussain said that the present generation should take care and preserve the historical things the ancestors has left for us or else it will all disappear if the people are careless.
He also stressed that the people of the land should feel pride for their culture and identity.
Mutua Bahadur also read a paper title “Lamdamsida Ningthourolsingna Lairik Mayek Eeba Yunglamba Nungsing”.
The event was attended by Social Activist Filson Y. Lunghar and President of REFORM Mangsatabam Lokendro and Chairperson of Manipur State Minority Commission Anwar Hussain as the dais members of the function.