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Manipur: Imas, civil body leaders pledge to donate bodies

A programme was held at the institute’s administrative block on Wednesday to formally handover the documents to the donors by RIMS Director professor A Santa

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 20 Apr 2022, 7:22 pm

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Prominent Imas and leaders of various civil bodies of Manipur on Wednesday pledged to donate their bodies after their demise to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal. 

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A programme was held at the institute’s administrative block on Wednesday to formally handover the documents to the donors by RIMS Director professor A Santa in the presence of medical superintendent professor Sanjib Nepram, head of Anatomy department professor RK Ajita and officials of the institute, stated a release.  

The donors are president of Nongpok Leingak Apunba Nupi Lup, Yumlembam Ongbi Memma Leima; general secretary of Nongpok Leingak Apunba Nupi Lup, Nongthombam Ongbi Radhamani Leima; Ex-VP, All Manipur Progressive Farmers Association, Haobam Ongbi Premabati Leima; Social Activists, Haobam Ibotombi and Lourembam Chanu Somola; president of Manipur Peace and Integrity Council, Chungkham Romeo and president of United People's Front, Nongthombam Rupachandra, it stated.  

It further stated that as told by 85-year-old Ima Memma, she decided to offer her body after demise to the institute for the benefit of the people as she could not complete her wish for the betterment of the society so far.

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It also stated that RIMS director professor Santa appreciated the donors for their act of bravery and dedication. The institute gratefully acknowledged the sense of commitment to the cause of Medical Education and saluted their brave and dedicated involvement in the field, it stated and extended good wishes for them to be blessed with good health, long life and happiness.

The director also vowed that the institute will make all necessary efforts to provide free medical facilities whenever needed for the donors, it added.

 
 
 

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First published:20 Apr 2022, 7:22 pm

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