People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) extends greetings to the people of the state on the “35th Red Army Uprising Day” of Red Army, the armed wing of the outfit.
Leibak Ngakpa Luwang, Assistant Secretary, Publicity and Propaganda, People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak in a press statement released today said that as usual the outfit will observed the day at various locations including, CHQ, GHQ, Tactical HQ, Unit Head Quarters, Base Areas, Transit Camps and Training Centers of the outfit. The statement also appealed to the people of the state to give moral support to Red Army, which is combating with sacrifice and dedication to restore freedom of the state.
The statement mentioned that a team of Red Army led by late Ningthemcha Tulachandra captured 17 three note three riffles and huge number of ammunitions after killing an SI and two Constable at Moirang Police Station on September 22, 1979. Secondly, another 17 three note three rifles were captured along with 600 ammunitions after controlling the VVF camp at Lamlai Khunou on 27th February, 1980. It was followed by an ambush to a escort party of CRPF Commandant Misra near the then District Hospital wherein Red Army took one Stengun and a three note three riffle by killing a Havildar and injuring two Constables on 26th March 1980. Remembering these three incidents which are considered to be the battles that carry the revolutionary struggle of the state forward, the outfit has been observing the Red Army Uprising Day on 26th March every year.
The statement continued that the ‘declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and people’s’ by the UN’s General Assembly is not a thing. All the societies have the right to live independently.