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Rotarians from Ne reach Nargis victims in a big way
Imphal, May 21: Radio, TV and official claims of SPDC government of Myanmar confirmed more than 1,34,000 nationals got killed including missing and gone shelterless, living homeless lives facing starvation and disease since Nargis hit Delta May 2-3. 77 Rotary Clubs from Rotary International District 3240 under the leadership of DG Rtn Parbhat Kedia expressed solidarity with the people of Myanmar at this juncture of sorrow and bereavement and delivered emergency medicines at Burma Border Trade Centre, Tamu, the official point of victims aid centre, as volunteers are not permitted to reach Delta physically. DG N Rtn. Ajit Irom delivered the medicine packets on behalf of all the Rotarians from NE Region of India received by Aung Kyaw Hlain, director of Border Trade Department."We came prepared to reach Delta with our specialist medical officers and para medical team," said Rtn. Dr. Kh Palin, famous Smile train expert, MD of Shija Hospitals and Research Institute. Dr. E Kuladhaja, Dr. Chourajit, Dr. MM Singh, Manoranjan, all Rotarians from Imphal expressed desire to the Burmese officials headed by political commissar Lt. Col Aung Htein, Soe Myint, secretary district peace and development council, to go to Delta area to attend to the victims.We are with you at this juncture. I wish Burmese authorities accord Rotary International relief team to visit Delta site with all possible medical and connected aids soon as our RI District has over 250 specialist doctors out of which almost 60 have volunteered to go at intervals to attend to suffering victims with warm hearts and hands," said DG Rtn. Prabhat Kedia in his message to Burmese officials."We are the nearest Rotarians from NE region who cannot overlook the sufferings of our brethrens in distress. More aid from our organization will be pouring in. The moment we open our windows to SE Asia, the first glimpse we catch is of Myanmar. We are apolitical, international humanitarian service based organization, we pray to the Burmese government to have a relook at their firm plans to go it alone and allow our Rotary International team to Delta location on humanitarian grounds," said chairman PR Cell RC of Imphal, RS Jassal.Both sides had close interaction and Burmese officials accepted the medicines with thanks reminding their faith in Indo-Myanmar friendship. "Your point and concern will be conveyed to our capital," said Soe Mint.DGN Ajit Irom read out names of nine clubs whose contributions along with Rotary Club of Imphal were delivered. He said more clubs were dispatching their share to Imphal for onward dispatch to Tamu. This process would continue till our brothers across get stable to face the brunt of this disastrous calamity. The secretary of the club Rtn. Phillindro also thanked everybody who participated in the mission. (Courtesy:IPF)
IMPHAL, Jun 1: Tamnganba Meetei, propaganda, communication and technical officer, military council of the KCP has condemned the joint statement of the KYKL and UNLF which stated that the KCP(MC) was a masked proxy of the Indian security forces. The statement lacks clarity while blaming the KCP(MC), it said.The joint statement of the KYKL and UNLF signed by the publicity and research secretary, Langamba of KYKL and deputy secretary, organization, N Ibochou of UNLF respectively which stated that the bomb blast incident at RIMS complex was an act of terrorism was indeed worthy of condemnation, it said.It is too much to say that the KCP(MC) was not a revolutionary group but part of IOF, the KCP official said.It was unfortunate that the two respected organizations were dispatching statements through media which confused the people. It happens to give a great chance to the anti-revolutionaries, it said.Like the UNLF which was broken into two factions, UNLF (Meghen) and UNLF (Oken) which is …
IMPHAL, Oct 25: The irate public of Kongpal Khaidem Leikai destroyed a portion of a retaining wall which was constructed by the state IFCD as part of flood control measures three months back along the Kongba river at Kongpal Khaidem Leikai after the wall was found running long cracks this morning.The local public after discovery of the cracks on the wall constructed at the bank of Kongba river turned violent and carried out the dismantling process this morning around 10.30 am. About 10 meters of the cracked portion of the retaining wall was destroyed by them.In this connection, the local public of Kongpal Khaiden Leikai said that cracks had appeared earlier after the completion of the wall, but the cracks were filled with cement after they complained to the local MLA, Nandakumar recently.The locals said the wall was broken down as many portions of the retaining wall were found to be constructed without proper quality control. There was apprehension that the wall which was constructed …
Imphal, May 28 2009: The last rites of Proctor of Manipur University Prof Md Islamuddin who was shot dead by armed cadres of the proscribed KYKL in the University campus on May 25 was performed today at the Kabrastan of his native birthplace Yairipok Changamdabi Mathak Leikai.
The body of Prof Islamuddin was taken back by the family members after an agreement was arrived at between the members of the JAC formed in connection with the killing and the Chief Minister during a meeting yesterday evening.
Last tributes paid to the mortal remains of Prof Md Islamuddin by colleagues
The agreement was arrived at over some demands that the JAC had placed before the Government.
Before performing the last rites, the body of Prof Islamuddin was taken from mortuary of RIMS Hospital to the campus of Manipur University where a large number of faculty members, students as well as general public paid their last respect and offered floral tributes to the departed soul.