Imphal, 12 December 2020 ( Evening News ) : Manipur today commemorated the historic "Nupi Lal Movements". The day is a salute to those Manipuri women who waged two historic wars in 1904 and 1939 against mass exploitation and artificial famine triggered by the British imperialists. The 81st State level Nupi Lal memorial observance was held at Nupi Lal Memorial Complex. People paid rich tributes to those brave Manipuri women who fought the mighty British armless. Speaking at the event, Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren called upon the present generation to imbibe the invincible courage of those brave mothers who fought gallantly against the monopolistic policies of the colonial rule and strive for an egalitarian society. Chief Minister N. Biren led his Council of Ministers, MLAs, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs, Police & Civil top officials and the public in offering tributes to the brave mothers at the memorial complex.
Speaking on the sidelines, SDO Lamphel, Pooja Elangbam, IAS urged present generation to follow the paths of the brave mothers who fought gallantly against the exploitative policies of Colonial Rule and strive for socio-political reforms in the State.
Speaking on the sidelines, General Secretary of Nupilal Memorial Association Drama party, Nongthombam Binarani urged Chief Minister N. Bired to put into order, his assurance to name the road from Nupi Lal Memorial Complex till Keishampat as Nupi Lal Road at the earliest. It may be mentioned that Chief Minister N. Biren assured the same during last year’s Nupi Lal memorial observance.