IMPHAL | Nov
The proscribed People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangliepak (PREPEAK) has observed Athouba Singgi Ningsing Numit successfully along with the hill and valley people of the State.
The party has been observing the day annually since 1979, said a release signed by secretary in charge, publicity and propaganda, Leibaak Ngaakpa Luwang. The day was observed at the General Head Quarter (GHQ), 707 Battalion and other base areas, it said.
Flowers were offered at the memorial site of the martyrs, who sacrificed their lives in the war of independence, and gun salutes were given after lighting up torches, it continued. At the evening time, torches were lit up at every household and this marked the completion of the observance, it added.
Finance secretary of the party attended the occasion as chief guest and G2 of the red army attended as the president of the observation programme, it said. After the programme was inaugurated by the chief guest by lighting up a torch, the programme began with the performance of 13 discipline song of the party, it continued. The chief guest said bravery and sacrifice, being able to wholly commit to the cause of revolutionary war by the revolutionaries is far more important the utilisation of advanced modern weapons, it said.
The day was also observed at 707 battalion in which CAS of the red army attended as the chief guest and G1 as president, the release said. The CAS expressed that the codes and 13 disciplines of the Red Army along with patience and sacrifice should be kept in the forefront, then the goals of the party to bring and independent and egalitarian society must be pursued, it further said.
The party expresses gratitude to the people who took part in the observance and made the programme successful, it added.