First Guru G Gourakishor Sharma Padmashree Memorial Lecture held

Floral tributes were paid to Guru G Gourakishor Sharma.


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The first Guru G Gourakishor Sharma Padmashree Memorial Lecture was organised by the Huyen Lallong Manipur Thang Ta Cultural Association, Irilbung, Imphal East at its office on Tuesday.

As a part of the function, floral tributes were paid to Guru G Gourakishor Sharma.

Attending the function as chief guest, former vice-chancellor of Manipur University S Tombi recalled the role played by Gourakishor in promotion and preservation of Thang-Ta which is an age-old martial art form of Manipur.

He said that Manipur is known foGuru G Gourakishor Sharma Padmashree r its rich art and culture and in this field, Thang-Ta is inseparable from the state. To preserve the art form, youths have to play an important role. He also mentioned producing more research work on Thang-Ta.

During the programme, literary critic and Manipur State Kala Academy awardee, Longjam Joychandra gave a lecture on the topic ‘Manipuri Kala Amasung Sanskritida Mityeng Ama'.

First Published:Oct. 26, 2021, 11:17 p.m.

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