Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme of Government of India is gaining popularity and achieving its objective which is being felt in Manipur where 55 strong contingents comprising students and faculties from Madhya Pradesh are at present on a tour of the Manipur.
The contingent is led by the members of Indian Institute of Technology, Indore and is being hosted by National Institute of Technology, Manipur. On Thursday the visiting students of MP got to experience the Imphal Peace Museum, Sangai Ethnic Park, KeibulLamjao National Park, and Loktak Lake and Karang Island, INA Memorial and INA Head Quarter.
M. Asnikumar Singh, Chairman of Loktak Development Authority was present and interacted with the visiting team while the Deputy Commissioner of Bishnupur district LourembamBikram addressed the students at Imphal Peace Museum and answered various questions from the students.
M. Asnikumar while addressing the students at the office of Loktak Development Authority in Loktak said that Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat is a visionary programmme started by Prime Minister NarendraModi and is serving its objecting of uniting the people.
He welcomed the team from MP and wished the young mind to explore the rich heritage and culture of Manipur.He echoed that Loktak Lake is the cradle of Manipur’s civilisation.
Asnikumar wished all the students to take the leadership of achieving the objective of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat and wished them luck in their future endeavours.
Later the students visited the INA War Museum and newly transformed INA Headquarters where they were given a guided tour. The students were emotionally attracted to the fact that INA soldiers unfurled the INA flag in 1944, and gave the slogan NetajiSubhas Amar rahe!
In the evening the members of the visiting delegation were taken to Manipur State Film Development Society where the Secretary SunzuBachaspatimayum gave a historic perspective of Manipuri cinema as well as a guided tour of the newly started archive.
A critically acclaimed film Eikhoigi Yum was screened for the visiting delegation.