Imphal, December 12, 2017 (DIPR): Education, Labour and Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that the root cause of every revolution is and has always been against the injustice and exploitation of the rights of the people. He elucidates the contributions of such exemplary mothers like Tongbram Shabi who led the revolt of 1939 Nupi Lal against discrimination and injustice carried by out by the then Colonial Government. Because of such contribution, the Manipuri of today’s generation could thrive with sense of pride in different part of the world.
The Minister was speaking at the 2nd “1939 Nupi Lal Luchingbi Tomngbram Shabi Ningshing Khubam” observation organised by the League of Callow Patriots at the Wangkhei Ningthem Pukhri Mapal. He further stated that the love for motherland can be fulfilled by safeguarding the rich cultural and traditional heritage of the land.
He emphasised that there is a need to identify the weaker section of the society to support and uplift them to bring overall equality in the society. Lamenting on seeing women involved in unsolicited activities like playing gambling on the streets, he said such unwanted activities need to be brought to an end. Women has been playing important role in fighting the social evils and prejudice prevailing in the society, thus he said it is the need of hour that women raise again to safeguard the society and culture of Manipur.
MLA Yaishkul A/C Shri Th. Satyabrata Singh said that the sacrifices of such mother will be fruitful only when the people of Manipur unite together for the development and growth.
Mementos were presented to the esteemed ladies. Chief Editor Kangla Pao Shri P. Ibochouba Corporator, Ward No. 20 IMC Smt. L. Tombi Devi, Member No. 1 Ward No. 20 IMC A. Boby Devi, locals attended the ceremony.