IMPHAL September 28: Apunba Manipur Kanba Ima Lup (AMKIL) in collaboration with National Identity Protection Committee (NIPCO) has today observed the 11th Manipur Integrity and Solidarity Day Observance at the Lamyanba Shanglen located at Palace compound.
The observation day was attended by Phanjoubam Shakhi Leima, chairman observation committee, president, AMKIL, Leivon Khupler Kom, vice chairman observation committee & president, NIPCO, Akhup Serto Aimol, president Aimol Tribe Union Manipur (ATUM), S. Boilen Kom, chief of Thangal Surung village, R. Asong Koireng, chief of Utonglok village, S. Rinneichong Purum, chief of Purum Likli village and Baseimayum Muhammed Liyakat Ali, lecturer, N. Tomchou Higher Secondary School Mayang Imphal as the presidium members.
During the course of the observation, citing the frequent setbacks that has riddled and disturbed normalcy in the state, the guests and invitees of the observation in their speeches reaffirmed to safeguard and protect the integrity of the state. They have also called on the general populace of the state to abstain from any action that may compromise the unity and communal tranquility prevailing in the state.
Leivon Khupler Kom, urged that the people who are staging protest to press authority to meet certain demands, should refrain from indulging in any violent activity and from inflicting hardships to the general masses.
Ph. Shakhi Leima on the other hand, while addressing the gathering called for a collective endeavor of the people to make the state self sufficient and self independent. She further urged the people to be more industrious and hardworking to shed the untold hardships that are weighing down the state including the non availability of essential commodities.
Later during the function, a cultural dance presentation was also held. The cultural dances were presented by different indigenous tribes and communities of the state.