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Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - Imphal Times

Assam Rifles Provides Medical Aid To A Four Year Old Child

IGAR (South)
Imphal Aug 28,

Momang, a four year old boy from Phoilen village, Chandel dist had got a cut in his left heel and was brought unconscious to unit hospital of Sehlon Battalion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles on 25 August 2019. The nearest primary health center is 90 kms away at Chakpikarong in Chandel district and with the state of road being deplorable and no vehicles plying in the hilly region, the evacuation of the child would have amounted to a treacherous task. However, the presence of Assam Rifles in this remote location helped treat the child in record time. The medical team of the Battalion under IGAR(S) treated the boy by administering 3 stitches on his left heel. Parents of the four year old child appreciated the selfless efforts of Sehlon Battalion in saving his son’s life.

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CorCom pays revolutionary salute to Haipou Jadonang

IT News
Imphal, Aug 28,

Common body of major rebel groups of the region CorCom pays revolutionary salute  Haipou Jadonang on his 88th Death Anniversary to be observed on August 29.
Haipou Jadonang is a leader who fought against the British Empire for the freedom of the nation, the statement issued by media coordinator, M. Sak-hen said. It stated that the war for self determination waged by leader, Jadonang against the colonial rule has become greatly relevant today. The supreme sacrifice he gave on August 29, 1931 for his motherland has now become an event of extreme importance to the present and upcoming generations of today, it said.
After Kangliepak (Manipur) was colonised by the British Empire in 1891 at the dawn of 20th century, Haipou Jadonang was born in 1905 at Kambiron village in Tamenglong as a child of ‘Thiudai’ and ‘Tabonliu.’
Since his childhood, he has been a brave individual who had love and affection for his motherland, it said. At that time, Jadonang resolved to fight against the system introduced by British for making the villagers used as labour by the state officials during their trip and taxation imposed against them, it further said.
His rebellion against the British ignited the movement for self determination amongst the people to fight for independence from the colonial rule. Also, he believed that by preserving the indigenous culture and tradition of the people, it could be the key to expose the hidden agenda of the colonial government, and protect the people as well, it said.
His movement for self determination constantly disrupted the plans and efforts of the British colonisers. This made the British officials to scheme for a plan to eliminate him forever.
In February 19, 1928, Jadonang was arrested from Binakandi, Cachar.  The political agent of that time J.C. Higgins too the role of both the prosecutor and judge, and charged IPC Section 302/109 and 320/149 to Jadonang and the trial was undertaken against him, it said.
In such a haste manner, Jadonang, who was merely 26 at that time, was hanged near the bank of Nambul River on the backside of Imphal Central Jail on August 29, 1931, it added.  
Had Jadonang was kept alive, he would have lived as a true leader and the movement for self determination would have directed towards a different chapter in history for Zeliangrong Community and Manipur in general, it said. However, the movement against colonial rule ignited by Jadonang still continues today by the present generation, it stated.
On the 88th Death Anniversary of Haipou Jadonang, the people of Zeliangrong community and Manipur not only should pay their respects to him but it will truly become meaningful if both the people of the hills and the valley can become united and give efforts towards waging a stronger battle for the war of self determination, it added..

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Extensive Fogging carried out at Keirao, Langdum

IT News

Following detection of Japanese Encephalitis epidemic at Keirao Bitra village, an extensive fogging drive was carried out at Keirao Bitra and Langdum village in Imphal east last evening.
The fogging drive was carried out at Keirao Bitra  Awang leikai, Keirao Mayai Leikai, Keirao Makha leikai, Irilbung Kabui village, Keirao khunou, Langdum Mamang leikai, Langdum Maning Leikai and Langdum  Awang leikai.
After a villager was detected JE positive, local clubs of Keirao bitra approached the local MLA Lourembam Rameshwor Meetei and Health Department, Govt of Manipur for carrying out extensive fogging in and around the villages as precautionary measures as well as to minimise the rising fear psychosis among the people.
The concerned authorities responded positively and carried out the extensive fogging.
The Irilbung Library Union, Keirao bitra Awang Leikai, Youth Development Centre Club, Keirao Mayai Leikai, Litan Makhong Youth Club, Keirao Makha  Leikai and the Nongpok Ningthou Panthoibi Development committee (NNPDC), an apex body of Keirao bitra have lauded the local MLA and the State health department for their timely intervention in the situation.

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Seventh Economics Census 2019

IT News
Imphal, Aug 28,

As instructed by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, New Delhi, the Seventh Economics Census 2019 will be conducted during August/September 2019 and November/December 2019.
An official statement said that Information relating to economic activities being carried out within the geographical boundary of Imphal West District will be collected/ verified by the enumerators/ supervisors  appointed by the Common Service Centers, through door to door survey with the help of mobile application in the prescribed format. All citizens are therefore, requested to provide them accurate information.
Information collected through the Economics Census will help in generating actual economic status of the enterprises in the District. The information collected will be immensely helpful for developing policies towards improving the standard of living of the people engaged in economic activities. It will also help in generating insights into creating intensive employment opportunities. It is issued that the information provided by you will be kept completely confidential, it added.
Authority appeals all the citizens of Imphal West to extend their cooperation and support to the Government appointed enumerators and supervisors engaged in their areas for the Seventh Economic Census 2019 and provide correct information so that the work of Economic Census in each District could get completed within the prescribed time frame and quality.

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