A state level writers’ quiz and poem recitation contest was jointly organised by Writers’ Forum, Imphal and State Kala Academy at Manipur Hindi Parishad along the All Assembly road, Imphal on Saturday.
In a release, Writers’ Forum, Imphal stated that the state level writers’ quiz and poem recitation contest was divided into two sessions. The first session was the quiz competition for Class IX and Class X which was sponsored by the Poknapham newspaper and the second session was the quiz competition for Class XI and Class XII sponsored by retired law secretary Angom Sukumar, it added.
The prize distribution ceremony was attended by Sahitya Academy awardee Lamabam Biramani as the chief guest and Writers’ Forum, Imphal president Keisham Priyokumar as the president, it stated.
It informed that as part of the occasion, the organisers also launched 15 translated copies of the collection of children’s books which were jointly published by Writers’ Forum, Imphal and the National Book Trust (NBT). Ranbir Sharungbam’s book titled ‘Nungshibagi Mang’ was also released, it added.