Jiribam, Jan. 12
The Nongpok Ningthou Erat Thouni, a holy site, which is located at the middle of Jiri river at Leingangpokpi, Jiribam was thronged by devotees today and offered their prayers.
The prayers was jointly organised by Nongpok Ningthou Erat Thouni Lup of Leingangpokpi and Samupunbi Gularthol, Jiribam.
Speaking with the media person at the holy site, G. Sarat Sharma, Chairman of Nongpok Ningthou Erat Thouni Lup said since from previous 19 years, prayers were offered at the holy site by the villagers and people of different localities of Jiribam on the month of January . He added, as the site is located at the middle of Jiri river and it was submerged by flooded river water every year and the villagers renovate the place to offer the prayers every years.
Further he stated that till day the people of Jiribam make their efforts to protect and preserved the Holy site but it is hard to maintain, he also sought the attention and support of government for the preservation and protection of the Holy site for all seasons.
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