Updated 6 Apr 2022, 3:57 pm
Floral tributes for the martyrs of the Anglo-Manipur War, 1891 were offered at Thoubal Athokpam in a programme organised by Sanakhya Yaiskullakpa, Sanakhya Sengoisana Memorial Committee of Ningthemcha Ningsing Lup and Justice Committee on Anglo Manipur War, 1891.
Paying floral tributes to Sanakhya Yaiskullakpa and Macha Ibungo Sanakhya Sengoisana and the warriors who laid down their lives in the Anglo-Manipur War at the historical site in Thoubal Athokpam, the gatherings recalled the bravery of the martyrs.
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Speaking on the occasion, convenor of the committee T Birjit drew the attention of the state government to establish a proper memorial monument in the historical site in order to immortalise the bravery of the bereaved souls.
Recalling the historical event of the freedom struggle, he highlighted the importance of the site in the history of the freedom struggle against British colonial rule.
Urging the state government to construct a proper memorial monument in the site, he appealed for the memorial ceremony of the historical event to be observed annually.
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First published:6 Apr 2022, 3:57 pm
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