Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh attended a book discussion on “Veer Savarkar: The man who could have prevented partition”, authored by central information commissioner, Uday Mahukar and Chirayu Pandit, at Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA) Auditorium, Imphal on Friday.
The programme was organised by Intellectual Forum of North East – Manipur.
The book titled “Veer Savarkar: The man who could have prevented partition” is not just a book but an awareness to the people of our Country, Biren said.
The present generation need to know about the freedom fighters, who had played important roles in making the present day India. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the central government has taken up certain initiatives to bring up those unsung freedom fighters, who had contributed much in shaping the country, to the knowledge of our youths, he added.
The chief minister stressed on the need to have discussions and symposiums on our history and certain other issues which would act as a roadmap towards a better Manipur.
He praised the authors for coming up with such a book which would be knowledge sharing to the people.
The book discussion programme was also attended by Uday Mahukar, vice-chancellor, Dhanamanjuri University Prof. Nongmaithem Rajmuhon Singh, vice-chancellor, Manipur University Prof. Naorem Lokendra Singh, vice-chancellor, Manipur University of Culture Prof. Paonam Gunindro Singh, director, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences Prof. Ahanthem Santa Singh, Kargil War Hero Col. (Dr) Rajesh Adhau SM and General Council Member, Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi Sh. Nabachandra Sharma among others.