IMPHAL, August 12: The Students League Manipur (SLM) in collaboration with Organisation for Movement of Indigenous Peoples of Manipur (OMIPM) and other units will observe 13th August Patriots’ Day.
According to a release of SLM, a poetry competition and symposium competition will be held at 50 different institutions on August 13 by SLM and OMIPM jointly. A candle light ceremony will be held at night in honour of the brave martyrs.
SLM further appealed to the people of the State to light candles at their gates to honour the brave martyrs, it said.
According to a release of the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee, Patriots’ Day will be observed at Congress Bhavan.
The function will be attended by its President, Gaikhangam as chief guest and Chief Minister, O. Ibobi Singh as guest of honour. It also appealed to MPs of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, Congress Ministers and leaders, CLP members, MPCC office bearers, frontal/cells, councillors, ADC members, DCC, BCC presidents and Congress karmis to attend the functions, it said.