CM Biren inaugurates Meetei Society Office building

The society office building was funded by the State Planning department in 2017- 2018.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 28 Dec 2021, 9:51 pm

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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the Meetei Society office building of Churachandpur at a function held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Imphal.

Speaking at the inaugural function as chief guest, he expressed that it is the first time to conduct the inaugural programme in such a manner because of the pandemic and other unavoidable circumstances. The society office building was funded by the State Planning department in 2017- 2018.

Recalling the role played by the Meitei/Meetei community in safeguarding the motherland on numerous occasions, including the Seven Years Devastation and freedom struggle against the British, he said that such acts of valour by the forefathers earned a place in the national as well as international history. He further said that the Meiteis should also try to uplift the dignity of the Meetei/ Meitei community just as the Nagas, Kukis, Meitei Pangals etc. try to safeguard their respective communities.

He called upon all the communities residing in the state to live together with peace and love to contribute in Nation Building. Asserting that thesState belongs to all communities residing in both hills and valleys, he also appealed to the Meiteis residing in every district as minorities to live without fear and further added that the Meetei society should play a great role in bringing peace and tranquillity with other communities.

The inauguration function was attended by Rajya Sabha MP maharaja Leishemba Sanajaoba, Chairman Manipur Development Society M Asnikumar Singh, and president, Meetei Society, Churachandpur M Thoiba Singh.

First published:28 Dec 2021, 9:51 pm

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