IMPHAL, Aug 12: The Governor VK Duggal has wished the people of the State on the occassion of Patriots Day.
A message of the Governor says that the occassion reminds of the heroic forefathers like Bir Tikendrajit, Thangal General, Chirai Naga, Pukhrambam Kajao, Niranjan Subedar and a host of other martyrs who made supreme and selfless sacrifices for the cause of the freedom of their motherland.
It said, “This historic day also jogs our memory that if we do not live and work together we stand to lose.”
The Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, Th Lokeshwar Singh has also extended his respect to the brave martyrs, and greeted the people of the State on the occasion of Patriots’ Day, August 13.
According to a release of the Speaker, the occasion reminds the people of the State, od the bravery of Bir Tikendrajit, Thangal General and other brave martyrs who had sacrificed their lives for the freedom of Manipur in the 1891 war against the British Empire. In remembrance of the brave martyrs, the Speaker had stated to the people to stand and fight for the freedom and integrity of the nation.
The Manipur Pradesh COngress COmmittee has also wished the people on the occasion.