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Dy. CM highlighted the roles of Photojournalists in delivering justice to the people

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Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam today highlighted the roles of photojournalists in modern day’s society. Speaking in the inaugural function of the Photo Contest cum Exhibition & 3 Day Photography workshop today at the premises of Directorate of Information and Public Relation, Govt. of Manipur at MSRTC Complex, Moirangkhom, here in Imphal said that photo capture through lens of photographer speaks thousands words.
“Sometimes a photo speaks when there is hardly any words to define what is actually happen”, Gaikhangam said.
The Photo contest cum exhibition & the 3-Day Photography Workshop will continue till Oct 30 of this year.  The competition cum exhibition being organized by the DIPR receives over 700 photo entries from various professional and amateur photographer but thorough screening one 600 photo finds its way for the competition. Some of the Professional Photographers of the state also showcase their photos in the exhibition section. 
Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam further said that photography now has become part of running a smooth government and delivering justice to the people of the state. He said photos captured are now serving as court evidences. Even for documentation purposes Photo record has become mandatory, Gaikhangam added.
Lauding the effort of the DIPR for organizing such a competition, Gaikhangam said that such competition will encourage the young photographers in taking up photography as their profession.
It is with the help of these photographers that the natural beauty of this region can be highlighted to people of the world and simultaneously such exposure will promote tourism in the state. 
The inaugural function was also attended by renowned filmmaker Josy Joshep, Parliamentary Secy. IPR & MI K. Meghachandra, Principal Secretary (IPR), Govt. of Manipur, Letkhogin Haokip, President of the Nagaland Congress Committee, K. Therie and Director of IPR, Govt. of Maipur Salam Somorjit.

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