Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has greeted to the people of Manipur on the occasion of 125th Birth Anniversary of Lamyanba Hijam Irawat which falls on September 30.
Hijam Irawat was a renowned freedom fighter, politician, social reformer, socio-economic activist to the core. His role in the 2nd Nupi Lan of 1939 against the British colonial forces will always be rerninisced, Biren said in his greeting on Wednesday.
Besides being a true patriot, Irawat was a multi-faceted leader who is remembered for his works in the field of literature, sports, journalism, at and culture. He also made great sacrifices for the welfare of the masses and upliftrnent of the society, the chief minister added.
“On his Birth Anniversary, I pay homage and deepest regards to this selfless leader,” he said.