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Published on Fri, 30 Aug, 2019 Both

Imphal, 29th August 2019 (DIPR): Haipou Jadonang still lives among us, because of his sacrifices and contribution to our society, said Works Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today. The fact that we remember him and celebrate him shows that he is still among us through his contribution and sacrifices for the society, he explained.

He was speaking at the 88th Death Anniversary observation of Hapou Jadonang at Jadonang Park, Keishampat.

Shri Biswajit also assured construction of a hall at the park and said funds for the construction can be from many sources, it can be from the government or from Local Area Development Funds of like-minded MLAs.

Shri Biswajit said we should instil Haipou Jadonang’s spirit of patriotism and nationalism in ourselves. He said each and everyone of us have responsibilities towards development of our society and that the government alone cannot bring development.

Stating that trust makes the world go round, the Minister said lack of respect for one another has weaken the trust among the people. Peace alone can bring development and peace can be achieved by encouraging trust among the people, he said explaining further the importance of trust among the people in a society.

We shouldn’t, he said, focus only on problems, but we should focus more in bringing solutions, he stated adding that focusing on problems alone will only create more problems.

Hiyanglam A/C MLA Dr. Y. Radheshyam Singh said that the people should remember Haipou Jadonang for his patriotism, nationalism and sacrifices for his people. He observed, let this observation instil the spirit of Jadonang in our people and enable us to follow in his footsteps.

Earlier in the day, Shri Biswajit along with other dais members including Manipur Pollution Control Board Chairman Shri L.Radhakishore Singh, MLA Dr. Y. Radheshyam, Moirang MLA Shri P.Saratchandra led in offering floral tributes at the statue of Haopu Jadonang.

Leaders and representatives of different civil society organisations, community leaders also attended the function(DIPR)