Thoubal: The 80th Birth Anniversary of renowned writer Moirangthem Rajendra was observed on Saturday at the premises of Royal Academy, Lamding in Thoubal District.
The observance function was organised by Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, Thoubal District Branch.
Moirangthem Rajendra, who is one of the renowned writers in Thoubal District, was born on February 15, 1941 at Tentha Khunjao Mayai Leikai in Thoubal District.
He is currently in good health and attending various writers (sahitya) programs held in different part of the state.
President Khorirol Sandok Lup Wangjing Tongbram Babulan, Former President Manipuri Sahitya Parishad Thoubal District Branch Kartik Maiba and President Ningol Khut, Manipur Wangjing Khundongbam Gunamani Leima attended the function as Chief Guest, President and Guest of Honour respectively.
With two previously published books “Heirem Khunjan Chamburam” published in 1983 and “Eigi Thammoi Kurukshetra da” published in 2002, another new two books were also published during the observance function.
The newly published books are “Moirangthem Rajendra Singh: Mi na ibirakpa Khara” second edition of the first edition published in 2017 and “Rajen gi Cheingakliba Machanupa” translated in English edition as “Rajen’s Rising Sun” by different writers.
Moirangthem Rajendra has written 10 different books including poetry, short story, etc.