IMPHAL: The All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) will observe the annual 55th Hunger Marchers’ Day (Chaklam Khongchat Ningshing Thouram) on August 27, 2020.
In a press release of AMSU, it was stated that showing respect, a floral tribute will be paid to the four martyrs at Pishum Chinga along with flag hoisting which will commence from early morning from 3.00 AM. The formal function will be observed from 8.00 PM at AMSU HQs. The floral tributes and formal function will witness the attendance of only few selected officials and members and some well-wishers who will be following the guidelines of WHO.
It was further said that due to Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no Hunger Marchers Day rally this year. In this regard, the students’ body has appealed to one and all to offer their prayers and honour the martyrs in their own hearts.