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Imphal, 13 December 2020 ( Evening News ) : Rural Development and Panchayati Raj organised a 'Strategy Meeting Cum Orientation Programme to convert Chanam Sandrok Gram Panchayat into a Model Village' at Thiyam Community Hall in Keirao today. The event was held under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. MP Dr. RK Ranjan, Director of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj and top officials of Line Department walked out of the meeting. Nevertheless, the meeting went on successfully. Experts stressed on various ways to convert Chanam Sandrok Gram Panchayat into a Model Village at the event. Other invitees namely Imphal East DC Khumanthem Diana, RD and PR Director P. Gojendro and Keirao MLA Lourembam Rameshor Meitei also failed to attend the meet. Speaking on the sidelines, Adhaksha of Imphal East District- P. Bimola expressed disappointment over the MP and top officials of Line Department for leaving the area without attending the meet. She urged the concerned officials of Line Department to put extra efforts in making the Village a full- fledged one.
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.
Imphal, 11 December 2020 ( Evening News ) : Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren today assured that necessary arrangements are underway to conduct Autonomous District Council elections in the near future. He was speaking to Impact News on the sidelines of handing over 3 vehicle each to 6 ADCs of the State. Chief Minister N. Biren, Tribal Affairs & Hills Minister Vungjagin Valte and relevant Department officials were present on the occasion. The Chief Minister said that State Cabinet had already decided regarding ADC elections, however conduction of the election has been delayed owing to coronavirus pandemic coupled with lack of awareness on COVID-19 SOPs by villagers in the interior areas of the hills districts. Stating that possibility of getting coronavirus vaccine in the near future is high, the Chief Minister assured that the election will be conducted once the pandemic subsides. It maybe mentioned that All Tribal Students' Union Manipur ATSUM has already warned to resume their deferred agitations if the ADC election is not conducted at the earliest.
Imphal, 10 December 2020 ( Evening News ) : Manipur joined the world-wide observation of International Human Rights Day today. Human Rights Defender Manipur observed International Human Rights Day on this year's theme “Recover Better Stand up for Human Rights” at New Chekon. Speaking on the occasion, Chairman of Human Rights Defender Manipur- Joy Chingkham stressed on the need to spread awareness on Human Rights to build a peaceful society. He added that it is high time to include ‘Human Rights’ in School syllabus. Leaders of various CSOs attended the event.
Imphal, 06 December 2020 ( Evening News ) : MLA Karam Shyam stressed on the need to encourage youths in their initiatives towards good cause He lamented that failure to follow disciplines has led to increase in unwanted incidents. He was speaking at the inauguration of shrine of Lainingthou Puthiba at Mairenkhong today. It may be mentioned that the construction of the shrine was funded by son of MLA Karam Shyam- Karam Gulmeet. Speaking at the event, MLA Karam Shyam said sacrifice, kindness and gratitude are some of the characters one should follow for an equal society. He assured possible support for any youths who takes up good initiatives. He also announced that a shrine of Ibudhou Pureiromba will be constructed at Karam without further delay.