Peace talks will not compromise Manipur's integrity: CM Biren Singh

Patriot's day observed in Manipur, CM Biren Singh pays floral tribute to forefathers

IMPHAL: Chief Minister N Biren Singh led BJP government ministers and MLAs paid floral tribute to gallant forefather who had made supreme sacrifice fighting against British force to save the freedom of our motherland during Anglo Manipur War, 1891, on Thursday at Hicham Yaichampat, Manipur.

"Indo-Naga peace talk won't affect Manipur's integrity," said N Biren, the chief minister on Patriots Day observation.

The centre has assured of taking people's opinion before inking the final agreement between India government and NSCN(IM), CM Biren said.

These days remind us of the supreme sacrifice made by our forefather for freedom and sovereignty of our motherland and these sense of patriotism should not be forgotten by the present generation, he said.

The observance which was observed at Hicham Yaichampat, Moirangkhom where Bir Tikendrajit was cremated, Thangal General Temple Complex, Palace Compound, Kangla Uttra and Bir Tikendrajit park has attended by deputy chief minister, Y Joykumar, Cabinet ministers, MLAs, chief secretary, DGP, top civil and police officials.

On the occasion of Patriots' Day 2020, the Government of Manipur announced a list of police personnel and officers who will be given awards by the Chief Minister's Police Medal for Gallantry and Manipur Chief Minister for outstanding Devotion to Duty.

The Chief Minister's Police Medal for Gallantry will be awarded to Chongtham Dippe, SI of Imphal West, M. Priyobrata Khuman, Jemadar of CID, Chingtham Dhaneshwor Singh, Jemadar of 8th MR, Thokchom Sunil Singh, HC of 8th MR, Md. Zakariya, Jemadar of 4th IRB, Bheishanmayum Debson Singh, SI of CDO, Imphal East, Kh. Bonney, ASI of CDO, Imphal West,A. Sashikanta Singh, Havildar of 2nd IRB, Lamabam Rajesh Khuman, ASI of Imphal West, Syed Ershad Ali, SI of Tengnoupal, Moiranthem Kajao Meetei, ASI of Imphal East, Th Gyanizail, Havildar of 1st MR and L Thangminlen Khongsai, Jamedar of 3rd MR.

The Chief Minister's Police Medal for Outstanding Devotion to Duty will be awarded to Kh. Pathou Meetei, Inspector of Imphal East, Yendrebam Jayentakumar Singh, SI of Imphal West, W. Ibomcha Singh, SI of Bishnupur, Kh. Bobocha Singh, SI of Imphal East, Ch. Samson, Havildar of 6th IRB, Ningthoujam Kiranjit Singh, Havildar of 1st MR and Md. Tarique Ali, SI of Imphal West.

The observance began with Prabhat Phery, commencing from DIPR office complex located at Keishampat at 4 am.  Patriotic songs were played imbiding the source of patriotism and martyrdom at various locations of Imphal West and Imphal East districts.

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