Imphal, Oct 03: Leimarol Khorjeikol (Leikol) organised its foundation day cum Thiyam Radheshakhi Award 2014 and Kshetrimayum Yaima and Thambal Devi memorial award distribution function today at Jawaharlal Nehru Dance Academy.
Dr. Rajen Toijamba and Keisham Priyokumar have been conferred the Thiyam Radheshakhi award 2014 and Kshetrimayum Yaima and Thambal Devi memorial award.
Attending the function as Chief Guest, MLA, RK. Anand released the 9th weekly journal of Leikol. He said that brining a developed and healthy nation requires civilisation in every fields such as sports, arts and cultures. He further said that there are lot of difficulties a writer face to publish a book in terms of funding and publication. As a token of appreciation the government must support the young writers of the state in terms of funding and publication so as to encourage and patronise them, added Anand. RK. Anand also donated Rs. 10,000 to Leikol.