Imphal, Nov 13: Remembrance Day or Poppy Day was observed at Imphal War Cemetery, Dewlahland, Imphal today, in remembrance of the members of the armed forces who had died in the line of duty during First World War.
Each Year in November 11 , Imphal Campaign Foundation (ICF) WWII led by Yumnam Rajeshwor, Co-founder of Imphal Campaign Foundation (ICF) WWII, paid floral tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts.
November 11 is known as Armistice Day, Remembrance Day or Poppy Day. The day is observed on the nearest Sunday ahead or after of November 11 and hence Yumnam Rajeshwor along with other volunteers of ICF WWII paid floral tribute to the men and women died on the day today at Imphal War Cemetery with a 2 minutes silence at 11 am, as respect.
This day marks the centenary of the First World War year.
During the First World War, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare. In many parts of the world, people observe this day for the fallen heroes who died in the line of duty during the war, today.