Manipuri translation of 'Legend of the Phoenix and other short stories from Vietnam' released

The translated work by Nongmaithem Noren Singh was released by Patriotic Writers Forum (PAWF), Manipur.


Manipuri translation of the Legend of the Phoenix and other short stories from Vietnam compiled and edited by Ho Anh Thai was released on Sunday at Manipur Press Club, Imphal.

The book was released by Patriotic Writers Forum (PAWF), Manipur.

The translation work was done by retired executive engineer Nongmaithem Noren Singh. The translation work is made available in both Bengali and Meetei Mayek scripts.

MLA Karam Shyam who attended the function as chief guest lauded Noren for his contribution for making such inspiring story books available in Manipur language to make the readers understand better.

The book will instil positive spirit and energy to young readers who are the future of the society.

Shyam also pointed out lack of government support in literature works as one of the reasons for the slow development in the field of literature in Manipur.

Asserting that the numbers of readers in the state is very low, he asked the writers of Manipur to not lose hope as the books written today will a treasure in the future.

The function was attended by PAWF president (Manipur) Naoroibam Khamba Luwang as function president and vice-president of North East Writers’ Forum Tayenjam Bijoykumar Singh as guest of honour.

The book was reviewed by faculty of Manipuri Department, DM University Sharata Chandra Long-Zomba.


First Published:April 18, 2021, 6:21 p.m.

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