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Friday, 16 August 2019 - Imphal Times

Huge turnout for 73rd Independence day Celebration at KPI; Every Kangpokpian Should Become An Agent Of Change In Building A Brighter Future: DC


Kangpokpi, August 16,

Amidst light drizzle and misty sky, a large number of Kangpokpians spirited to join the 73rd Independence Day celebration yesterday at the muddy Brigadier M. Thomas Ground, where the celebration was centrally observed under the aegis of the District Administration, Kangpokpi.

Exhilarating the huge crowd was the Deputy Commissioner, Kangpokpi, Lalithambigai K, IAS, who, donning an electric-red sari, unfurls the tricolour with the tune of the national anthem on the background. Later the DC took salute of 34 marching contingents, which include contingents from Police, VDF, NCC, ASHA, ICDS, Fire Service, Ex-servicemen, differently-abled groups and several government and private schools in the district. The parade was commanded by Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kangpokpi Sony Siemgosang Gangte, MPS.

In her address to the public on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner stated that for every Indian August 15 is sacred, it’s a celebration of our sovereignty. Freedom for us is a gift, a gift of the sacrifices, sleepless nights, brutal tortures and struggle bid by our forefathers. Today, the hope and freedom and principles of our national freedom struggle are protected and safeguarded by many of our stakeholders. Right from the farmers, the arm forces to the police and paramilitary forces, all are upholding our civic freedom. Every Indian who does his or her job with sincerity and commitment, who are true to professional ethics, upholds the principle of our national freedom struggle. We shall maintain our peaceful co-existence and above all love of our nation. It is our duty as citizens to work with unity and purpose to ensure benefits of all government policies reach all sections of the society. The government has started such Bharat Mission. It is of each of us to ensure which Bharat. The government can frame laws and strengthen law enforcement, but it is of each of us to be a law abiding citizen. 

The DC further stated that though we need participation of young and old, regardless of caste and community, it is the energy that is provided by the young youth that is required to build a strong nation. Youth are India’s most significant human capital. 

While sharing the achievements of several departments of the district in the previous year, the Deputy Commissioner said “Kangpokpi District is at the door of great achievement. Every Kangpokpian should become an agent of change in building a brighter future.”

“Let us feel the freedom, strive for peace, spread love and take pride in seeing the tricolour fluttering high in the sky, and proud to be an Indian”, she added.

yesterday’s celebration was well adorned by a number of thrilling cultural performances by various school and local cultural troupes, which further enthralls the crowd. A special issue of “Kangpokpi yesterday”, published by DIO Kangpokpi was released on the occasion. Awards and certificates of appreciation for outstanding service were also handed over to officials from different departments in the district.

Vice-Chairman, SH-ADC, Thangjakam Misao, CEO,SH-ADC, T. Manihar Singh, SP Kangpokpi Hemant Pandey and several police and civil officers, participated in the celebration.

Independence Day was celebrated for the first time yesterday at Champhai Sub-division of Kangpokpi District, where SDO/BDO, Champhai, Chunglenmang, who attended the function as Chief Guest unfurls the tricolour making it a historic day for the people of the Sub-division.

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73rd Independence Day celebrated at Tamenglong District Headquarter


Tamenglong Aug 16,

73rd  Independence Day celebrated at Tamenglong District Headquarter

Tamenglong, August 15th, 2019,  To pay tribute and remember all the freedom fighters who had contributed a lot and fought for the Independence of India, the District Administration of Tamenglong today celebrates the 73rd Indian Independence Day with much fervor at Lower Ground in Tamenglong District Headquarter.

 Awangbou Newmai, MLA, Tamei (ST)AC, Hungyo Worsang, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Tamenglong attend the function as Chief Guest and President of the program.

Awangbou Newmai, unfurled the national flag and took the march past contingent Independence Day salute from Ringthing Hongchui, SDPO, Tamenglong Police Department.

Speaking on the occasion Awongbou Newmai the chief guest of the program wish the people of Tamenglong happy Independence Day. He remind the people to recollect the struggle and hardship that our past leaders had to endure to help us live in a free country and on this solemn occasion he also advise the people of Tamenglong to draw inspiration and strength from the sacrifices of our freedom fighter.

On this occasion he also highlighted the various initiatives and achievement taken up by the health and family welfare department, social welfare department, Agriculture department, PHED, ZEO, PWD and the MSPDCL department in Tamenglong District.

He also opined that though Tamenglong has 3 sub-divisions viz: Tamenglong, Tamei and Tousem due to difficulties of geography and terrain it has been difficult to ensure proper governance to each and every corner of our District and despite the inadequate infrastructure and shortage of manpower in almost every department and to maintain a semblance of development in the district especially in the ongoing projects the chief guest appreciate the efforts put in by the Chairman of District Council, members of District Council, Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police, ADM/CEO, Sub-Divisional Officers, District Level Officers in developing the Tamenglong District.

Altogether 36 contingents participated in the Independence Day March past. On this occasion District Information Office also released a Magazine “Tamenglong Voice”. Credentials certificate were also given to the 35 Government officials Department of Tamenglong District, Red Blanket and Sports Materials were also distributed to the public of Tamenglong as a Indian Independence Day gift.

Later, football exhibition match was also played between the DC-XI and SP-XI.

Tamenglong ADC Chairman, executive members of ADC, District level Officers, civil society, NGOs, attended the Independence day function with great enthusiasm.

Despite the heavy rain thousand of people from Tamenglong District came to celebrate the Independence Day.

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RIMS observed Indpedence Day & 7 bedded ICU annexe inaugurated

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Imphal Aug 16,

The Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal observed the 73rd Independence Day of India. The Director of RIMS, Prof. A. Santa Singh hoisted Tricolor National Flag at the Administrative Block of RIMS, Imphal today. The Manipur Security Services gave guard of honour. During the flag hoisting ceremony, Prof. Ch. Arunkumar Singh, Medical Superintendent, RIMS Hospital, all the Heads of Departments including Principal, College of Nursing, , Faculties, Chief Accounts Officer–cum-FA, Nursing Superintendent, Nursing staffs, officials, staff and students attended the program.
Later on, the Director inaugurated 7 bedded ICU Annexe in the RIMS Hospital in the presence of Medical Superintendent, RIMS Hospital, faculties, Nursing officials and staff.  The Director stated that this will help to solve the demand of ICU to a certain extent. The institute is in the process of procurement of at least 20 ventilators in the near future, more number of beds in the ICU will be added soon.

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