IMPHAL August 13: The Patriot’s Day observation at Senapati district concluded with renewed patriotism by recollecting the extreme spirit of sacrifices, righteousness, truthfulness and bravery of the forefathers who laid their lives in guarding the integrity of the state.
The guests and dignitaries who delivered speeches during the observation of Patriotic day celebration held at the park hall of the General Thangal ecological park situated at Mayangkhang in Senapati district called the present generation to imbibe the exemplary deeds that our forefathers had shown in fighting against the then colonist power.
The observation was marked by wreathing floral tributes to the bust of General Thangal and to a photograph Bir Tikendrajit by the dignitaries and the public led by the D.C. of Senapati P. K. Jhah. A general gun salute was also accorded by personnel of Manipur police during the observation.
Since the past many years Patriots Day has been observed at the General Thangal ecological park hall amidst much grandeur, however, the present issues on the ongoing agitations on the demand of Sadar hills district has compelled the organizers to observe the day with a simple function unlike previous years, a member of the Celebration Committee of Patriot’s Day celebration resented.
Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Senapati, SDC, former president of Thangal Union, additional S.P. Senapati, presidents of Senapati District Student Association (SDSA) and Thangal Union and village chiefs of Mayangkhang areas were present on the dais of today’s Patriot’s Day observation.
The observation was also participated by villagers of villages of Ningthoupham and Mayangkhang areas.
In the mean time the day was also observed at Tumnoupokpi village in Senapati today. H. Khangba, president, Thangal Union graced the function as the chief guest of the observation function.