Imphal, July 9,
Art & Culture Minister L. Jayantakumar Singh released a book titled “Meiteisingee Ethnography” at a function held yesterday at Manipur State Museum, Imphal. Speaking as the Chief Guest he said that there is a need for a system based model which will change accordingly to the change in time.
Minister Jayantakumar maintained that we have our own traditions, believes, culture and social norms. It is the responsibility of each individual to protect and uphold the traditional laws passed down by our forefathers. He also stressed on the important role played by media in propagating awareness about age old cultural traditions and identity.
Stating that human behavior changes with the changing time, he said that it is important that the system correlates with the change in time and situation. The society has become so complex and in such a situation, consciousness of human mind and body and its coordination is quite necessary, he added.
Mentioning about the book “Meiteisingee Ethnography”, Minister Jayantakumar said that the book will definitely serve its purpose as it contains maximum basics of traditions and our ethno-heritage records. He also said that the book will benefit the young researchers and scholars who are working in the field.
The function was also attended by Chairman, Manipur Tourism development Corporation. Ltd. MLA, Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh, President , Manipur Historical Society, Imphal, Prof. N. Joykumar Singh, Director , Mutua Museum, Keisampat, Mutua Bahadur, Prof. Nabakumar as president and guests of honour respectively. The function was organized by Sapam Hera Foundation, Tera Keithel, Imphal
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