Women farmers felicitated on Irabot Day in Imphal West
The 125th birth anniversary of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot was held at at the community hall of Takyel Kolom Leikai, Imphal West and was organised by the BJP unit of Takyel Kolom Leikai.
Loukhaoubi (women farmers) of Takyel area were felicitated on Thursday by senior ophthalmic surgeon of University Hospital Derby and Bruton HNS Trust, United Kingdom S Krishnananda, in connection with the observance of the 125th birth anniversary of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot.
The felicitation programme was held at the community hall of Takyel Kolom Leikai, Imphal West and was organised by the BJP unit of Takyel Kolom Leikai.
Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the observance, Krishnananda who is also an intending BJP candidate of Patsoi Assembly constituency higlighted the farsighted vision of Irabot in making Manipur an egalitarian society and a self-reliant state.
The felicitation programme was a simple act to honour and encourage female farmers, he said, adding that the farmers play a vital role in the struggle to make Manipur a self-reliant state.
Pointing out the importance of self-reliant in moving towards development, he apprised the public that following the foot-steps and ideology of the great leader (Irabot) is the key to development and bring an egalitarian society.
Asserting that the there is a need of various welfare and developmental progress to be taken up in the state, Krishnananda said he extended his assurance to give his maximum effort uplifting the society and address the greivances of the public.
The function was also attended by advisor of BJP Takyel Kolom Leikai Haobijam Mangi, boot president of 19/7 Longjam Bamkin and BJP Patsoi Mandal president Y Kunjamani as presidium members.
Floral tribute were also given to the portray of Hijam Irabot by the people participated in the function.