Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh called upon the people in the state to join the country in the celebration of 75 years of India’s Independence.
While the MPCC observed the 73rd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Congress Bhavan Imphal, the 44 Assam Rifles held Mini Marathon for the public in Tamenglong.
It is high time the State and the people introspect a little and try to follow Gandhian principles before singing paeans (actually mere lip service) of the Apostle of Peace.
The governor said that keeping one’s surrounding clean and maintaining cleanliness in everyday life is indispensable to make the National Cleanliness Day meaningful.
Non-violence must be a living message that constantly reminds people of the other side of life beyond anger and frustration, and ego, and pride and prejudice.
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena inaugurated the 150 events on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti.
India had sailed through the impenetrable in its struggle for independence, and therefore it is extremely unfortunate today that we are to only celebrate the persons and not their personalities.