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Salam Chingkheinganba

Chingkheinganba has been a journalist for more than 4+ years and is popular among the team for his reporting style. In his spare time, he teaches kids from his locality. He and his parents reside in Singjamei Chingamakha Kshetri Leikai . He holds a Masters Degree in Mass Communication from Manipur University. Chingkheinganba is available via email at [email protected]

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68th Death Anniversary of Hijam Irabot; Without struggle paying tribute to Irabot is useless- Prof.Chinglen

IT News

Imphal, Sept 26

Simply paying tributes to Lamyanba Hijam Irabot is useless without struggle says Professor Chinglen Maisnam, Department of Economics Manipur University.

Prof. Chinglen was speaking as a resource person during the observance of 68th Death Anniversary of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot on the theme “Life and ideology of Hijam Irabot” at Manipur University Library Conference Hall.

He further said that Hijam Irabot’s death and birth anniversary is being observed every year but there hasn’t been any positive change in today’s society and added that without continuing his works, there will be no significance in paying tribute to the pioneer leader.

Chinglen further stressed that Irabot was a leader who stood for the oppressed people not a leader of specific community. He also said that he was a leader in anywhere he visited, be it during the jail times in Sylhet, or at Myanmar.

Comparing with the Chinese leader Mao he said that Irabot have the qualities similar with the leader Mao who lead a Social reformation and Social Transformation and added that he was also similar with the use of short speech and effective use of words which inspire and influence the masses. 

Highlighting the qualities of leader he stressed that Irabot didn’t stand neutral but sided for the oppressed people. He believed in ideology, organisation and struggle, Chinglen added.

He concluded that Irabot during his times fought both the British colonist and the feudal society of the land.

President of Meetei Students’ Association, Manipur University Chongtham Dipu in his keynote address stressed on the need to continue Hijam Irabot’s work by following his ideology during the contemporary times of distress for an egalitarian society.

He continued that the people need to unite irrespective of the communities they belong to bring social, political and economic independent. 

Dipu also added that there is an urgent need to save the land and its people from the evils of globalisation and capitalism by following the footsteps and ideology of Irabot.

Later Professor Dr N. Sanatomba of Department of Manipuri, Research Scholar of Department of Economics and President of MUSU K. Lebanan talked on the topic – ‘Irabot as a multifaceted leader, Irabot and Merger Agreement and Impact of Irabot’s Ideology on today’s Youth and Society’ respectively. 

Earlier floral tributes were paid to the statue of Lamyanba Irabot erected in front of Manipur University Library. A one minute silence was also observed as a mark of respect to the departed leader.

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Kangla FB group welcomes World Record holder for pencil lead carving of 27 letter of Meetei Mayek

IT News

Imphal Sept 24

Kangla Inat Yokhat Lup (Kangla Facebook group) today welcomes Athokpam Right Kumari Devi for entering in the infinity book of World record of pencil lead carving of the 27 letters of Meetei Mayek alphabet.

The event was held today at Yum and Hills Luwangshangbam.

Athokpam Right Kumari wife of Soibam James from Lamshang Thong Maning created her record on September 10, 2019 for pencil lead carving of English alphabets in 7mm and 1mm breadth, number 1 to 100 in 3.2 cm length with 0.2 cm diameter and 27 letters of Manipuri language Meetei Mayek in 14mm length and 2mm breadth.

Right Kumari also holds record in future Kalam’s Books of record for the same pencil carving on 25 August 2019. 

Further the Facebook group also wishes and encourages Haobijam Surjit meetei who will participate in the Global Peace March to Geneva.

Speaking to media persons member of Kangla Inat Yokhat lup Yumkhaibam Ibomcha said that the group congratulated and appreciated the two for their works in bringing forth the name of land to the global world.

He further urged to keep inspiring the people with their tremendous works for the people.

Later an appreciation certificate was also handed to Athokpam Right Kumari.

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‘Know your Kangleipak (Manipur)’ Quiz competition

IT News

Imphal, Sept 22

International Sanamahism Students’ Association (ISSA) today organised the First State Level Written Quiz competition ‘Know Your Kangleipak (Manipur)’ at the G.P Women’s College, Imphal.

“With the objective to know the land, the quiz was held to impart more knowledge about the land”, said Khaidem Kangleingakpa, President of ISSA while speaking to media persons.

He further said that knowing the land and its current issue is very vital for the new generations and added that the present educational system lacks to impart regional issues and knowledge.

Kangleingakpa also said that the competition will further strengthen their competitive abilities.

The prize distribution of the said competition will be held on 29th of September 2019 which is the 6th foundation day of the ISSA to be held at Lamyanba Shanglen.

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MU raid’s Memorial stone demolished by authorities

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Imphal, Sept. 20

The memorial stone installed in front of the MUTA office, Manipur University remembering the 20th September 2018 raid on MU by Security forces was demolished yesterday night by the authorities.

The memorial stone is yet to be unveiled.

Talking to reporters Registrar in charge W. Chandbabu while not mentioning who demolished the memorial stone said that earlier he was instructed to remove the memorial stone by the administrator Jarnail Singh, before he was out of station.

The MUSU, MUTA and MUSA had intimidated the Administrator for installation of the memorial stone on September 4. But the proposal was rejected by the Administrator, he said.

The Manipur University Students Union (MUSU), Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) and Manipur University Staffs’ Association (MUSA) today jointly organised an observation of the Manipur University Black Day in memory of September 20 midnight raid of the MU by the security forces.

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