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UNLF’s army wing MPA celebrates 35th Raising Day

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, Feb 9:

Army wing of the United Liberation Front, (UNLF), the Manipur Peoples’ Army (MPA) today celebrated its 35th raising day.
The main function of the raising day of the proscribed armed group was held at the General Head Quarter of the MPA. The celebration was also held today at other battalions of the MPA by following the COVID-19 SOP , said a statement by the Deputy Secretary of Publicity, M. Sak-hen.
At the main function held the the GHQ of the MPA , UNLF chairman NC Koireng, who is also the Chairman of the Military Affairs Committee of the rebel group , Vice Chairman Thabal, COAS-M of the MPA M. Chaoba among others attended. On the occasion the Secretary of the Central Committee of the UNLF and other members attended the function .
The Raising Day was also held at 293 Bn, Tactical Units and other Task Force with the respective bn Commanders , Unit Commanders and task force commanders and other members of the MPA. At the function held at CSF , the CSF Director led the function.
Earlier yesterday , in a statement the UNLF recounted how MPA was formed and the difficult training undergone by the Wing amidst shortage of food, shelter, clothing and ammunition.
It also recalled the bravado and courage of the previous leaders of MPA, who mentored and guided the younger members.
As such, the outfit offered deep respects to the first Chief of Army Staff of MPA, (L) Brig Ayekpam Wangpa alias Tomba.
The outfit further recalled its first action against the Indian Occupation Force (IOF) in December, 1990 wherein it ambushed a CRPF convoy at Lamdan in Leimaton hills.
Since then, several successful ambushes against IOF have been carried out during which many MPA members also sacrificed their lives.
It continued, “However, UNLF/MPA wants to remind the people that the struggle for independence would not be easy, considering the changes Manipur has undergone in the last 10 years.
Nonetheless, the love and support of the people is UNLF/MPA’s biggest strength and it will suppress all enemies and fulfil the wishes of the people”.
The outfit also extended greetings to the leaders, officers and cadres of member parties of CorCom, along with leaders and cadres of other groups including NSCN and ULFA.
It then wished for propagation of unity of WESEA region and for ushering in a democratic revolution of all groups/communities suppressed by India.
UNLF/MPA further offered its respects to all the martyred members of MPA and shared the grief of the bereaved families.
It also paid its respects to the members who have been left with permanent injuries or differently-abled after fighting with IOF.

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