Imphal, June 14
Manipur Proletariat Peoples’ Democratic Union (MPPDU), Proletarian Feminist Movement Manipur (POFM), Socialist Students’ Union Manipur (SSUM), Young Communist league (YCL) and Socialist Women Association (SWA) today observed the 91st Birth Anniversary of Che Guevara at Manipur Press Club. Bijenti , President SWA, W. Kameshow , Convenor YCL, Rinku Khumukcham, Editor Imphal Times attended as Presidium members.
Speaking on the occasion Rinku Khumukcham said that Ernesto ”Che” Guevara, a major figure of Cuban revolutionary movement, a doctor by profession, but later radicalized by the poverty, hunger and disease he after personally encountering them, is today a world figure, who inspire youths of today’s generation. He was born on June 14, 1928 to middle class family at Rosario of Argentina, to Ernesto Guevara Lynch and Celia de la Serna y Llosa.
He further said that everyone knows Che Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. And the rise of his popularity day after another among the youths of today’s generation showed that his ideology of fighting the capitalist group/regime will be considered as the one and the only option of a better world where people will live without disparities.
A Dhananjoy, Assistant Editor of Imphal Free Press, popularly known as Paojel Chaoba also elaborated on the life of “Che” Guevara. He compares today’s leaders of Manipur with Che saying that there is none like Che in the state of Manipur. Che was the Finance Minister in Fidel Castro government of Cuba.
He died in October 9, 1967, but he is still alive to the thousands of people across the world. Many youngster who are conscious of the quality of this left ideology leaned leader, are proud of wearing T-Shirt with his photo printed. The symbolic cap he wore has now become the favorite of many young people across the globe. In Manipur too there is rise of Che Guevara fans.
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