Silchar, August 13,
The All Assam Manipuri Students Union, AAMSU observed 127th Manipuri Martyrs day today at Moinul Haque Choudhury Hall at Sonai in Cachar.
The event consisted of invocations , peace mass rally and a formal session.
The formal session was presided by Pangabam Nilkanta , president of the AAMSU HQ while Aminul Haque Laskar, MLA,Sonai constituency of Assam, Prof.KN Chand ,Vice President of Assam Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, AMSP,Yurembam Sanjiv , President ,AMSU Jiribam district Committee, Anwar Hussain Laskar,Chairman Sonai Town Committee, Prof. Ch.Mohan , Former principal ,MCD college Sonai, H.Ranjit , President Paona club ,Sonai and Thokchom Haridas, former General secretary AAMSU HQ as Chief guest, Special guest and guest of honours respectively.
The speakers while delivering their speeches emphasized about the contributions of the Martyrs during Anglo Manipur war in 1891.
Sonai MLA Aminul while delivering his views pointed that the contemporary generations must admire from the Martyrs and we must love our country and society.
In his speech, MLA Aminul expressed his dissatisfactions over the bad condition of Manipuri medium government schools in Assam.
He also urged the Manipuri people to send their children in the Manipuri medium schools.
While talking to this scribe, Martyrs day observation Committee chairman Khangjrakpam Krishnamohan and AAMSU Sonai district Committee President Angom Debashis said that AAMSU will start demanding for inclusion of Manipuri Martyrs day in a gazetted holiday list of Assam.
In their words, they said Martyrs day is included as restricted holiday in Assam but government must include the day as gazetted holiday of Assam.
Sangeet Ningombam, General secretary of AAMSU HQ opined that various district committees of AAMSU observed the day in a befitting manner including Karimganj, Hailakandi ,Lakhipur, Sonai and Silchar.
It may also be noted that the Manipuri Youths Association, Udharbond MYA also observed the day.
In connection of the day, MYC took out rally in the Udharbond town and also paid floral tributes to the braved Manipuri Martyrs where many leaders including MYA president Seram Herajit and MYA President Y.Chitaranjan also present.