A book Media in Manipur dedicated to Maharajakumar Priyabrata (volume I) and Khelen Thokchom (volume II) was released at Rotary Multi Service Centre, Mantripukhri on Tuesday.
The published book for Intellectual Forum of North East was released by All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU), Editor’s Guild Manipur (EGM) and Intellectual Forum of North East in the presence of MP (Lok Sabha) RK Ranjan, IGTU-RCM director Ng Ngalengnam, Sangai Express owner, Nishikanta Singh Sapam, AMWJU president Bijoy Kakchingtabam, EGM president Khogen Khomdram and Manipur Hill Journalist Union president Ramkung Panmei.
RK Ranjan expressed his appreciation for publishing the book, stating that it will be very helpful in encouraging learners and giving institutional support. The cover of the book that reflects the first daily newspaper of Northeast India ‘Dainik Manipur Patrika’ which started publishing in the year 1929 deserves due appreciation, he said.
The book is all the more important because of its dedication to Maharajakumar Priyabrata and senior journalist late Khelen Thokchom, it added.
The book was edited by assistant professor, Centre for Manipur Studies MU Aheibam Koireng; HOD of social work, IGNTU Shukhdeba Sharma Hanjabam; assistant professor DM Community College Ksh Chitrabhanu Devi.