IMPHAL, Sept 2: Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) observed the 80th death anniversary of Haipou Jadonang Malangmei on August 29 by paying befitting tribute to the freedom fighter.
ZUF general secretary A Remroi Inpui in a press communique said that “the outfit observed the 80th death anniversary of Haipao Zadonang Malangmai on August 29 by offering two minutes silent prayer in respect of the extraordinary Zeliangrong leader besides extending gun salutes and floral tributes by the cadres.”
The outfit also marked the day by conducting games and sports in its GHQ and elsewhere in the outfit’s battalions. Attractive prizes were given away to the participants and winners in the sporting extravaganza across the outfits strongholds, noted the statement.
The event has been widely accepted by Zeliangrong community as the beginning of a new era filled with rays of hope for the unity and integrity of the Zeliangrong brothers and others, according to the ZUF.
Chairman of ZUF Kamson said in his speech that the “Zeliangrong community must respect and honor our great forefather Haipou Jadonang Malangmei for what he has done for the future of Zeliangrong people.”
“He strongly challenged and called upon every good citizen to stand together and follow our forefather Haipou Jadonang’s footsteps,” he added.
The chairman extended his gratitude to the Zeliangrong people for observing the 80th death anniversary of the “great leader” by lighting candles on the evening of August 29 and paying befitting homage and tribute to usher in “Naga Raj”.