IMPHAL, September 30: The Sahitya Thoupang Lub in collaboration with Indian Translators Association organized the International Translation Day and Sarda Translation Award Presentation Ceremony at the Manipur Press Club, today.
The award winner of Sarda Translation Award was presented to Thounaojam Ratankumar Singh and the occasion was graced by state Home Minister Gaikhangam as chief guest.
Along with him was S Vedeshwar Sharma, secretary, Manipur State Kala Akademi as president of the occasion.
A Japanese and Manipuri Beginners and SAKLON, an international Manipuri magazine was also released during the day.
The Home Minister in his speech stressed upon the importance of translation in order to bring about a change in the society.