Manipuri Authors on Saturday extended essential relief materials to the individuals taking refuge at various relief centres opened in various areas across the valley.
The Union of Associations of Manipur Writers (Manipur gi Aeeba Lup sing gi Apunba Lup) and Manipuri Meetei Association, Bangalore carried out the relief initiative.
The relief items were distributed at the relief camp opened at Rice Research Station in Khangbok, Thoubal district, Lamding Higher Secondary school relief centre, Kalyan Ashram, Kakching and at the relief camp opened at Indoor Stadium, Kakching.
Vice presidents of Union of Associations of Manipur Writers, Saratchand Thiyam and Sh Prahalad Sharma, general secretary Rakesh Naorem, executive member Kshetrimayum Subadani, member Dr Uma Mayengbam, advisor of Manipuri Meetei Association Bangalore, Soibam Shushil and members of the two associations took part in the visit.
Speaking on the sidelines, Saratchand Thiyam said that the event aimed to encourage and instil hope to the affected victims of the conflict. He also urged everyone to extend necessary assistance to the people in their times of need.
Taking part in the visit, renowned author Kshetrimayum Subadani said truth always triumphs in the end and sought public support and cooperation in fighting the impending threats.
General secretary Rakesh Naorem said that the activity aimed to ease the plights facing the affected victims and added that there is no greater gift than sharing and helping others.
Union of Associations of Manipur Writers and Manipuri Meetei Association Bangalore also assured to extend further assistance to the remaining relief centres opened across the valley.