Mail News Service Imphal, Jan 27: The 63rd republic day celebration was observed at Kangla yesterday. The governor of Manipur Shri Gurbachan Singh handed over correction service medals to A. Ibotombi, Chief head warden central jail Sajiwa, N. Hemanta, asst. jailor, central jail Sajiwa and Th. Nabakumar, warden Central jail. The gallantary award meritorious service […]
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Imphal, Jan 27: The 63rd republic day celebration was observed at Kangla yesterday.
The governor of Manipur Shri Gurbachan Singh handed over correction service medals to A. Ibotombi, Chief head warden central jail Sajiwa, N. Hemanta, asst. jailor, central jail Sajiwa and Th. Nabakumar, warden Central jail. The gallantary award meritorious service was gifted to Khaidem, fireman, fire service. A. Joy Prakash Rifleman, S. Ibotombi, SI were the receipient of police medal for gallantary while K. Radheshyam IPS, SP, Churachandpur got the presidents police medal for distinguished service.
The governor also handed over police medal for meritorious service to Mamta Wahengbam MPS, Com. 2nd IRB Achin Haokip MPS, SP CID (SB), Chaoba, MPS, addl. SP, Imphal west, Ch. Bimol, MPS asstt. Comd. 1st M.R Piangkhan Muan Vaiphei, Subedar, MPTC, Kh. Ganasyam of 1st MR, Kizhuvalath Venu Gopal, Havildar, MPTC. These deptt which presented tableaux included Manireda, IFCD, NRHM, Power, MAHUD & Tawn Planning, RD, edn.(S), SSA, horticulture, IT, ECL, MSRRDA etc.
In connection with the 63rd republic day celebration, the folk dance festival and beating the retreat was held at Parade Ground of First M.R today.
The governor of Manipur Shri Gurbachan Jagat graced the occasion as chief guest Performanes were staged by cultural trups which included Makui cultural dance group, art and culture dramatic assn, Moirang. Amuyaima Nat Sangkritan Akademy, Harmontlang youth club cum cultural troops Churachandpur, Sanchali, Haobam Marak, Kuki dance group, Chandel and Lalit Sangeet Natya Mandir, Nongpok Takhel.
A band show jointly participated by 165th TA, AR, MR, IRB and home guard was also displayed. The 63rd Republic Day was celebrated with patriotic fervor and gusto in a number of events organised by 6/8 Gorkha Rifles of Loktak Brigade as part of Red Shield Division. Students, Teachers, Youth and Locals, all attended in large numbers.
The Republic Day hoisting of the ‘Tricolour’ was done at ITI Complex Ningthoukhong by Col Kaushik Mukherjee, Commanding Officer 6/8 Gorkha Rifles. Various Cultural programmes were performed highlighting the richness of culture of various ethnicities of Manipur.
The Battalion also presented a Fusion Music Concert on the occasion in which children of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Loktak Project, sang patriotic songs.
The 63rd Republic Day Celebrations were a resounding success, amply evident by the enthusiastic and willing participation of a large number of local people. This open defiance by the locals of the bandh call given by the UG groups shows the disillusionment of the public with violence and their yearning for peace.
5/9 Gorkha Rifles (PHILLORA) under Loktak Brigade under Red Shield Division celebrated 63rd Republic day today at INA Memorial High School at Kwakta. The National flag was hoisted by Brigadier Laove Verma, SM, Commander, Loktak Brigade and a ceremonial salute was given to the Indian Tricolors. Sweets were distributed to all the students and local populace. 11 computers were also distributed to INA Memorial School and St John’s School, Gothal, under the Military Civic Action Programme. The event was graced by melodious patriotic songs sung by PHILLORA Jazz Band.
33 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Loktak Brigade of Red Shield Division celebrated the 63rd Republic day by unfurling the National Flag at the Tac HQ in Sendra. Colonel Naresh Bhardwaj, Commandant exhorted the troops to rededicate themselves to the country. Various events were organized for the civilian populace by the companies in the schools of the areas of Kumbi, Thanga and Moirang Khunou where flag hoisting ceremony was held and sweets distributed.
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