Sunday, August 13th, 2017



Manipur today observed Patriots’ Day in memory of those who sacrificed their lives during the 1891 Anglo-Manipur War. The main function was held at Bir Tikendrajit Park, where Bir Tikendrajit and Thangal General were hung to death publicly on this day in the year 1891. Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla and Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh attended the observation as Chief Guest and President respectively. Cabinet Ministers, Parliamentary Secretaries, MLAs, Chief Secretary, DGP, top civil and police officials and students of various schools attended the function. The functionRead More

Patriots’ Day at New Delhi

Delhi Manipuri Society (DeMaS) observed the Patriots’ Day at New Delhi, today. The members paid floral tributes to the martyrs in commemoration of the sacrifices they rendered for defending the sovereignty of Manipur. The Patriots Day is observed on the day of hanging of two iconic leaders — Yubraj Bir Tikendrajit and Thangal General, in public on 13th August, 1891 at Pheidabung, which is presently at the heart of Imphal city, for defending against the aggression of the British imperialists. They laid their lives to protect the sovereignty of theRead More

Security measures amid Patriots’ Day observations

As a part of the security measures taken up in connection with the upcoming Independence Day Celebrations, surprise cordon and search was conducted at Kakching  Lamkai while Patriots’ Day was observing across the state. The operation was today conducted under the supervision of SP of Kaching police between 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm. About 120 persons were verified on the spot and 19 persons were found without any identifying documents and they were handed over to Kakching Police for further verifications. House to house search and verification of households was also conducted atRead More


The 126th Patriots’ Day was observed today at the Manipuri Kala Mandir, Dhalpukhri, Hojai district, Assam. A statue of Bir Tikendrajit was inaugurated as part of the function organised by the Manipuri Sahitya Parishad Assam, District Committee, Hojai. A one minute silence was observed as a mark of respect to the supreme sacrifices made by the martyrs of the historic Anglo-Manipuri War, 1891. Floral tributes were also paid to the martyrs. Speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, Shri Yumnam Khemchand, Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, recalled his daysRead More

Patriots Day observes across the state

Manipur observed Patriots’ Day at different levels across the state paying tribute to the heroes of manipur who fought against the british during the Anglo-Manipuri War. The state function was held at Pheidabung also known as Bir Tikendrajit Park where Manipur Prince Bir Tikendrajit and General Thangal were hanged to death on August 13, 1891 on the charge of waging war against the British. Every year on this day other patriots Paona Brajabasi, Subedar Niranjan, Kajao Singh Jamadar and Charai Thangal are also remmebered. Subedar Niranjan, Kajao Singh Jamadar andRead More

28th State Thang-Ta Competition 2017

Huyel Langlon Thang-Ta Association, Yumnam Huidrom and Meitei Nongshaba Lallong Thang-Ta, Maklang claimed four gold medals each in the second  day of the 28th State Thang-Ta Competition 2017 at Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak. H.Santosh Singh of HLTA Yumnam Huidrom taking on his opponent Ph.Abungcha Singh of KMTA, Pallel outshines the latter for the gold and silver while Anvik Loitongbam gets the bronze medals in the sub junior boys Phunaba Ama. Ph.Geneva Devi fetch the second gold of the day for HLTA in the sub junior girls Phunaba Ama. The thirdRead More


UPAA Kiyamgei had get themselves in a relatively safe zone as they drubbed YOSC Khurai by 6-0 goals in the Maharajkumar Ghanendrajit Memorial Football League 2017 played at ABA Ground, Imphal East. UPAA Kiyamgei took theirs time in the match but Y.Jugeshwar Singh gets cracking in the 42 minute for the opening goals for the lead. UPAA wasted no time in resumption of the game with N.Raju getting the second off a penalty in the 48 minute and second later he comes up with two quick goals in the 49Read More

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