IMPHAL, Aug 12: The state is all set to observe the Patriots’ Day tomorrow with the state observation to be held at Hicham Yaicham Pat, Moirangkhom and other organizations and student bodies all set to organize their own observation at various locations of the state.
While preparation for the Patriots Day, beautification and cleaning of the Hicham Yaicham Pat Moirangkhom has been completed, beautification and cleaning of the various parts of the capital is in full swing in view of the 65th Independence Day observation in the state.
In observation of the Patriots Day, a state delegate led by the Governor Gurbacharan Jagat and Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and his cabinet ministers and MLAs will pay their floral tribute at Hicham Yaichapat-burial site of Bir Tikendrajit, starting at 4 am in the morning which will be followed by similar floral tributes at the complex of Thangal General Temple, Palace compound, Imphal.
Later in the day a public function of the observation will be held at the Sahid Minar, BT road which will be attended by the Governor and Chief Minister as the chief guest and president respectively.
The Governor, Gurbacharan Gagat will also inspect a guard of honour/general salute from contingents of Manipur Rifles which will be followed by speeches from the invitees and VIPS.
Meanwhile, on recommendation from the state government, four police personnel including S Ibomcha Singh, MPS, DSP (CDO), Imphal west, M Robindro Singh SI, of Chandel district (CDO.TBL), P Tarunkumar Singh, SI, CDO, Imphal west and P Maniratan Singh, SI, CDO, Imphal west will be announced for the award of Chief Minister’s Medal for Gallantry, while another four personnel including N Binoy Singh, Insp. of Reseved Line Imphal West district police, I Shyamsundar Singh Jemadar, Ist MR and L Deven Singh Havildar of 1st MR and constable, Y Chandramani Singh of Imphal West PS will be announce for the Chief Minister’s medal for outstanding devotion to duty.
Meanwhile, the observation will also be observed at various educational institutes of the state as per a formal request made by different student bodies of the state.