Imphal: A one-day Integrated Communication and Outreach Programme on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav was organised at Modern College, Porompat, Imphal by the Regional Outreach Bureau, Imphal, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India Friday.
Dr Premila Chanu, Principal, Modern College, Porompat, Imphal and Dr Aribam Ibomcha Sharma, Head of Office, Regional Outreach Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, Imphal were the chief guest and the president respectively of the event.
Speaking as a resource person, Dr P. Pravabati Devi, Associate Professor, Head of Department, Department of History, Modern College, Porompat, Imphal explained elaborately the events of the first Nupi Lal, 1904, second Nupi Lal, 1939, Kuki Rebellion, 1917, the contributions of Hijam Irabot , Jadonang and Rani Gaidiliu.
The contributions of Manipuri Prince Sana Chahi Ahum @Narendrajit Singh who joined the 34th Native Infantry to fight against the British during the Sepoy Mutiny, 1857 and the contributions and leadership of M. Koireng Singh in providing daily ration to the INA at Moirang during the Second World War was also a part of the discussion on the unsung heroes from Manipur in India’s freedom struggle.
A quiz contest was also held and prizes along with certificates were distributed. Private Registered Troupe(PRT) of ROB, Imphal, M/s Achouba Artiste Association played a drama on Nupi Lal, 1939 as part of the programme.
Faculty, NSS officers, members of the National Service Scheme of Modern College, Imphal attended the programme amongst others, as per a press release by Programme-in-cahrge, ROB, Imphal, Thokchom Anthony.