Imphal, April 11,
A statement signed by Secretary Publicity, Roman Khuman of the Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) has appealed the people of the state to pay floral tributes to martyrs who had sacrificed for the freedom of the region. It said April 13th every year is observed as “Athoubasing gi Ningsing Numit” as a mark of tribute to the martyrs of RPF war group PLA.
The statement also blamed some politician terming them as traitors on the role in merging the erstwhile kingdom. Since Manipur has been annexed , socio economic condition of the state has been put under the grip of Indian rulers.
The outfit also paid its respect to the souls of its martyrs. The statement said that the outfit strongly believes that a united sacrifice from the people will bring success to the fight for independence. It is time for the people to discuss the attempt of India to push the Manipuris into the web of drugs and bring a society without men, it added.
The martyrs had taken the fight to a level; however certain elements who pose as revolutionaries have brought a bad name to the efforts by surrendering before the Indian security forces, it said and added that the RPF will continue to stand and fight for the people to the last.
The outfit with the help of the general public had launched several successful attacks against the Indian security forces and revealed several secret war fares of the Indian security forces before the people of Manipur.