AR conducts Edu tour to Indian Peace Memorial

AR conducts Edu tour to Indian Peace Memorial

Written By: / Saturday, 28 September 2019 17:28

IT News
Imphal, Sept 28

Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised an educational tour for the students of Oinam Girls High School, to India Peace Memorial and Museum at Maibam Lokpaching on 27 September 2019.  
The educational tour was organised by Nambol Company Operating Base (COB) to acquaint the students with the rich historical background of Manipur with particular focus on the Battle of Red Hill and for overall development of the school students.  
Over 120 students participated in the educational tour. The tour commenced with a lecture at the Indian Peace Memorial where the students were briefed about the Battle of Red Hill fought at the location from 21 May to 29 May 1944 during the World War -II.  They were narrated on the sequence and events leading to the fierce battle fought between the British Indian Army and the Japanese forces during the World War in Imphal. The students also paid tribute to the departed souls by observing two minutes silence at the Memorial.   
The students were then taken to the India Peace Museum which exhibits valuable personal notes and photographs donated by those who have fought and survived the war, giving a glimpse of the past.  
The tour concluded with tea and refreshments for students and teachers of Oinam Girls High School. Both teachers and the students applauded the efforts of Assam Rifles for organising the educational tour and requested for more such initiatives in future as well.

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Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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