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Many including Imphal Times condole the demise of Ema Satyabhama Devi

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, May 14:

Many including Imphal Times condoled the demise of Social and political activist, Shamurailatpam Satyabhama Devi, who succumbed to COVID 19 on May 11, 2021.
“Deeply saddened by the demise of Smt. S Satyabhama Devi Ji, wife of Swargiya Sahid Madhumangol Sharma Ji, one of the founders of BJP in Manipur. Her immense contribution towards strengthening BJP in the State will always be remembered. She had also served as Chairperson, MSWDC,” condoled Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren.
“Former president of State Mahila Morcha, senior party leader Validani Madhumangal Sharma’s wife Smt. Satyabhama Devi’s demise was received. Humble tribute from my family,” said Prahlad Singh Patel, Union MoS Minister, Culture and Tourism, in his condolence message.
Deeply pained and saddened on the untimely demises of Smt. Samurailatpam(o) Sheityavama Devi of Tera due to this Pandemic…is painful to bear and will be a big vaccum to me….I share the grief and pain of the bereaved family…May the noble soul rest in peace in heavenly abode…. condoled the Maharaja of Manipur and Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha).
Satyabhama was born on 1st May 1948 to Shijagurumayum Ibotombi Sharma and S (O) Manisana Devi at Keishampat Thokchom Leikai.
Since her early day, Satyabhama worked for the strengthening of BJP in Manipur along with her husband Sahid S Madhumangol Sharma, founder of BJP Manipur Pradesh and actively participated in various social-political and economic struggles in Manipur.
As a social and political worker, she was actively involved with various organisations. She took pivotal roles in establishing Rashtra Sevika Samiti, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Kalyan Ashram and Bharatiya Janata Party in Manipur. For the first time in the state, she successfully convened the Manipur Hindu Samelan in 1980 later joined BJP in 1984 and served the party for 37 years at various capacities. As a political leader, she served as President of Mahila Morcha, BJP Manipur Pradesh and Vice President of BJP Manipur Pradesh (2013- 2017). Representing the State, Satyabhama worked as Manipur State, National Council Member, BJP from 2017- 2020.
Apart from her social and political works, she worked for economic and cultural development of the society especially women community in the state.
She worked as President, Rajarshi Bhagyachandra Cultural Foundation; Advisor of Kalyan Ashram Manipur; Life Member of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) and Active Member of Devine Life Society.
Apart from social and political works, she also worked as Chairperson, Manipur State Social Welfare Board, GoM (2000- 2004) and Chairperson of Manipur State Women’s Development Corporation Ltd., GoM (2017- till 11-05-2021).

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