Imphal, Aug 29,
Manipur Proletariat Peoples’ Democratic Union (MPPDU) Socialist Students’ Union of Manipur (SSUM), Proletarian Feminist Movement, Manipur (POFM) and Socialist Women Association (SWA) has joined hands to organised a month long observance function of the 122nd birth anniversary of Manipur’s Pioneer leader Hijam Irabot.
The four organizations have formed committee to make the observance successful.
A press statement by General Secretary SSUM, Bhusan Longjam said that the 122nd Birth Anniversary of Pioneer Hijam Irabot will be observed from September 1 to September 30.
Main observance function will be observed on September 21 as Yawol Mitam Hunba Numit in commemoration to the pioneer leader’s effort to protest the sovereign by of erstwhile nation.
On September 20, the day Hijam Irabot died, the committee will observed the 66th Death anniversary as “National Martyrs Day” the statement said, on September 30, the 122nd Birth anniversary of Hijam Irabot, a Pioneer march will be organised.
On the occasion a mass past competition on various category will be held. SSUM general secretary Bhusan Longjam appealed those interested in taking part to collect form from September 2, either from the head office of SSUM located at Keishampat Laishom Leirak Machin, Tiddim Road or from the branch and unit of the student body.