Imphal: The Apunba Irreipakki Maheiroi Sinpanglup (AIMS) has observed the 124th birth anniversary of Lamyanba Hijam Irawat at Kwakeithel on Sunday.
As a part of annual observation, the 6th Spot painting competition was held on the day on the theme “Eikhoigi Khunaida Lamyanba hijam Irabot Ki Thoudang” (Responsibility of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot in Our Society). Altogether, 60 competitors participated and prizes were distributed to all the winners latter in the day.
The first position was awarded to Venish Keisham, son of Keisham Ibobishak from Singjamei Leishnagthem Leikai; second position to Daulos Lambamayum, son of L. Shyankanha from Wangkei Ayangpali Mamang; and third position to Telen Khaidem, son of Kh. Nabakanta from Kairang Maning Leikai.
The five consolation prize winners were Tongbram Bikash Singh, Mutum Roshan Singh, Martin Tongbram, Laiphrakpam Rohit Singh and Laikhuram Lanchenbi.
Assistant Professor of Manipur University Manipuri Department Naorem Sanatomba, president of AIMS Khumunjam Romen, president of CIRCA Somorendro Thokchom and president of IKAL Oinam Bimola attended the function as the chief guest, president and guests of honour respectively.