41st Foundation day of the Manipur Press Club was held on Wednesday at the Manipur Press Club. The foundation day organised by the All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union was attended by Commerce and Industries Minister K Govindas as the Chief Guest, President of AMWJU W. Shamjai as President and Chief Secretary O Nabakishore as the guest of honour.
As a part of the foundation day celebration AMWJU honoured senior journalists who had retired from the profession. A two minutes silence was also observed as mark of honour to the 8 souls who had died during January 4 tremor and also as a mark of respect to Chief Editor of Paojel Sanajaoba who had left us all for heavenly abode last week.
Veteran Journalist K. Madhumangol, while speaking on the occasion recall on how the present building of the Manipur Press Club came into existence. Another veteran Journalist Tombiraj said that journalist of the time had struggled hard to occupied the present premises which is now reserved and stands for the journalists fraternity of the state.