Independence Day 2022: 65 employees awarded appreciation certificates in Ukhrul

Marchang Wungmahai, sub-inspector, Ukhrul Police department was awarded the Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Investigation.

ByUkhrul Correspondent

Updated 15 Aug 2022, 4:58 pm

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Ukhrul district on Monday celebrated India's 76th Independence Day with pomp and gaitey at Bakshi ground Hungpung, Ukhrul HQ.

"Every citizen today remember and pay our highest respect and honour to all who had brought the nation to a fast developing state thus far," Deputy Commissioner, Ukhrul district, Krishna Kumar said in his Independence Day speech as chief guest in the presence of district level officers (DLOs), government employees and the common public.

Recalling the supreme sacrifices made by the freedom fighters who had laid down their lives for India's Independence, Krishna Kumar appealed to the public to be responsible citizens in the nation building.


"If each and everyone of us take responsive part and join hands to move forward, Ukhrul will soon become a significant and developed district headquarter," he said. 

During the event, the district administration handed out appreciation certificates to as many as 65 employees from different departments for the relentless service they have rendered. 

Marchang Wungmahai, sub-inspector, Ukhrul Police department was awarded the Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Investigation for 2022, while Raimison WS, Informatics officer, department of Information Technology, Ukhrul Headquarter received Chief Minister's Award for good governance in the individual category for 2021-2022.

Participated by 16 contingents, including ex-servicemen, Manipur Rifles, Manipur Police, government and private schools in the march pass, the day parade was commanded by Jadumani Singh, SDPO,  Jessami sub-division, Ukhrul. 

As a part of the celebration, Nungbi Khullen Youth Club, Lower Hungpung Cultural Dance Troupe, All Manipur Gorkha Student Association, Ukhrul Unit and Band Party and Thotreiso Keishing, singer and actor enthralled the public with cultural items. 


Scores of stalls were opened, including stall from industries, medical, forest and one stop centre, among others, at the venue of the event.  

A release issued by DIO Ukhrul/ DIPR said that gates were constructed at various government departments of the district headquarters. Post the function, a friendly football match was also held between the DC team and Police team.

Meanwhile, in Kamjong district, the I-Day celebration was held at the Kamjong Hr Secondary School. Organised by the District Administration, Kamjong, the event saw attendance of hundreds of public despite bad weather and a total of 14 March Past contingents took out a parade.

The pride of Kamjong, Solimla Jajo and Solan Jajo, who were junior women's physiquq models were also honoured by the District Administration as a part of the observation.


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Ukhrul Correspondent

Ukhrul Correspondent

UKHRUL district, Manipur


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