The leader of Manipur Janneta Hijam Irawat was remember throughout the state and some parts of outside Manipur by remembering his 117th birth anniversary today.
A function was held at Uripok Ningthoukhongjam Leikai in which candles were litted and the club building being decorated with colourful lights.
The main function was held at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace compound. Veteran CPI leader com. M. Ibohal, M. Mangi, Chairman of Irawat Celebration committee, Dr. M. Nara, CPI state secy. and others attended the celebration. A march pass competition participated by 40 contingents was also held.
The day was also held at THAU ground. A march pass competition was also held. 22 contingents took part in the competition. The day was also held in Assam state. Various NGOs, clubs also observed the historic day in different localities. The day organized by Janneta Irawat Birth day celebration committee was also observed at MDU Hall. Ex-MLA, N. Sobhakiran, N. Tombi, president JD(U), Dr. Yumnam Ibopishak, Sarat Salam and N. Kabita Devi were the presidium members.
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