Manipur Sahitya Samiti-Thoubal celebrates silver jubileeTHOUBAL| Jun 9
Manipur Sahitya Samiti-Thoubal celebrated its silver jubilee today at a function held at the hall of Waikhom Mani Girls’ College, Thoubal. The celebration was marked by Khorirol prize distribution ceremony, poetry recital competitions and the release of the annual publication of the Samiti’s titled “Yenning.”
Today’s function was attended by MLA of Wangkhem, K. Meghachandra and president, Manipur Sahitya Samiti-Thoubal, Akoijam Debendra as chief guest and president respectively while Khangabok MLA, O. Surjakumar and general council member of
Sahitya Academy-New Delhi, Dr. Jodhachandra Sanasam shared the dais as guests of honour.
Along with the distribution of Khorirol awards, a remembrance ceremony for deceased members of the Samiti was conducted with members placing floral tributes in front of the portraits of the late members. And, besides the release of its annual publication, “Ethil” which was edited by Ningombam Sunita, an anthology of short stories of the Samiti titled “Wari Macha Akhomba” was also released on the occasion with Dr. Thounaojam Khomdon presenting a brief introduction of the anthology.
After a gift presentation ceremony for member of Manipur Sahitya Samiti; today’s programme concluded with a poetry recital session which witnessed the participation of more than 50 poets.