The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) observed National Anti-Terrorism Day on Sunday, the 32nd death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
The observance was held at Congress Bhawan, BT Road, Imphal, at 8.30 am by offering floral tributes to Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi.
MPCC working president Victor Keishing led the function in taking an oath against terrorism by saying, "We, the people of India, having abiding faith in our country's tradition of non-violence and tolerance, hereby solemnly affirm to oppose with our strength, all forms of terrorism and violence. We pledge to uphold and promote peace, social harmony, and understanding among all fellow human beings and fight the forces of disruption threatening human lives and values".
Thokchom Meinya, a former MP, and Ak Mirabai Devi, a former minister, attended the function as the chief guest and guest of honour respectively.
Several office bearers of the MPCC, PCC members, chiefs of frontals, cells, and departments, and a number of Congress workers also attended the said function.
Thokchom Meinya reiterated the leadership of Rajiv Gandhi and his effort to remove terrorism completely from the country.