Tribute paid to Hijam Irabot on 71st Death Anniversary

Tribute paid to Hijam Irabot on 71st Death Anniversary

Tribute paid to Hijam Irabot on 71st Death Anniversary

Written By: / Monday, 26 September 2022 17:49

IT News
Imphal, Sept 26:

Fitting tribute was paid today to the pioneer of Manipur, Hijam Irabot on his 71st Death Anniversary today at various places.
The Joint Student organization comprising AMSU, MSF, KSA, and SUK today observed the 71st death anniversary at the office of the Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA). Students and members of the student bodies paid floral tribute to the portrait of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot.
Tribute was also paid to Lamyanba Hijam Irabot at the office premises of Imphal Times. Team Imphal Times consider and paid tribute to the pioneer leader as the “father of the modern Manipuri Journalism. Hijam Irabot even though a multi-facet leader, was also the first to introduce journalism in the state of Manipur. He edited a handwritten magazine called Meitei Chanu in 1922. Irabot is also the author of Seidam Seireng , a textbook that was approved by the Manipur State Darbar for studying in Class V. he also wrote many series of articles of the time.
A statement by the JSCC said that Hijam Irabot had is the one who had proposed to establish schools in every village to impart education to all the people during the Chinga Meepham which was held in December 2 and 3 of 1938. He also moved for compulsory education for both girls and boys.

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