History cannot be distorted: Biren
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 2, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh today opened Ethnological Gallery and released a short film of Manipur Legislative Assembly Museum and Archives centre (Old Assembly Complex), Imphal.
History can never be distorted and manipulated. Some people are trying to deconstruct and manipulate histories to gain the popularity of their identities. Building of such museum won’t let them to manipulate the historical facts, said the chief minister.
The Britishers divided the hill and valley on the pretext of better and convenient administration. We need to introspect into the records which would help in nation building and regaining oneness among the communities living in the state, he added.
Biren said with such museum, people can now learn and gain knowledge about the history of administration in Manipur. Such museum would strengthen the unity and integrity of the state and also help in diminishing the differences among the communities of the state.
The chief minister appreciated the Speaker and the staffs of the Manipur Legislative Assembly for their sincere efforts for building and maintaining such priceless Museum.
Speaker Y. Khemchand, minister for public works department, commerce and industries Th. Biswajit, minister for health and family welfare L. Jayantakumar, minister for PHED L. Dikho, chairman Hill Area Committee T.T. Haokip, staffs of Manipur Legislative Assembly attended the function.