Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has extended his heartfelt greetings and warm wishes to the people of Manipur on the joyous occasion of 73rd Republic Day.
In his message, the chief minister said, “Every year, 26th January is celebrated with festivities and patriotic fervour all around the country. It commemorates the enactment of the Constitution of India which came into full force on January 26, 1950 and made our country a Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic”.
He said, “This day also reminds us of our Freedom Struggle and how the great freedom fighters of the country sacrificed their lives to get us the Purna Swaraj. It is because of their struggle that today we are living in a democratic country where every citizen enjoys the Fundamental Rights enshrined in our Constitution. Today, we also remember all great men and women who contributed in framing of our Constitution”.
“On this day, let us reaffirm our unwavering commitment to uphold the ideals of our Constitution, advocate unity in diversity, fraternity and equality among all our citizens and strengthen our republic. Let us also commit ourselves to appreciate and observe our Fundamental Duties,” he added.