Manipur pays rich tributes to Maharaj Gambhir Singh on 187th Death Anniversary

Manipur pays rich tributes to Maharaj Gambhir Singh on 187th Death Anniversary

Imphal, January 09 2021: Manipur today paid rich tributes to Maharaj Gambhir Singh on his 187th death anniversary.

The main function was held at Maharaj Gambhir Singh Samadhi complex, Canchipur with Chief Minister N Biren Singh as the chief guest.

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The Chief Minister led Ministers, MLAs, MPs, Government officials and gen- eral public in offering floral tributes to the memorial and portrait of the late king, who spearheaded the war against Awa (Burmese) to end the Seven Years of Devastation in 1826 .

Later, a contingent of Manipur Rifles offered guard of honour, gun salute and sounded last post as a mark of respect to Maharaj Gambhir Singh, Meidingu Narasingh and all those, who laid down their lives in the war for the motherland.

The Chief Minister also offered flowers at the statues of Maharaj Gambhir Singh, Meidingu Narasingh and Sana Herachandra. Later, he offered Tarpan and paid obeisance at Dhop Pala.

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren said that consultation is on with intellectuals and historians to engrave the history of different Kings of Manipur since 33 AD on the fencing wall of the Samadhi complex.

As of now, the Chief Minister said, two caretakers have been engaged to look after the complex. However, there is need for a committee to take care of the complex, he observed.

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Commemorating the 187th death anniversary of Chinglen Nongdrenkhomba or Maharaj Gambhir Singh, the United People’s Front (UPF) observed ‘National Reconsolidation Day, 2021’ here at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound today.

The commemorative programme was attended by UPF president W Second; president of Kuki Inpi, Imphal, Mangcha Haokip; vice president of Tangkhul Naga Foothills Organisation (TNFO), RV Son Zimik and general secretary of Kabui Union Manipur Lamlou Kabui as presidium members on the dais.

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