Imphal: Art & Culture Minister L. Jayantakumar Singh has facilitated film maker Amar Maibam on winning best international film award, Liberation Docfest, Bangladesh, 2020.
Speaking at the felicitation occasion Minister Jayantakumar said that winning such award at the very early age by Amar Maibam is indeed a landmark in the history of Manipuri Cinema. The film ‘Highway of Life’ depicts the hardships faced by drivers and handymen during their journey on the National highways of the state. It also reveals the true pictures meted out on the highways with a message to the public, he added.
He said that it is just a beginning of Amar’s career in film. There is a long way he has to cover in his film career. The remaining part of Amar’s film career will be filled with lot of success if he continues working in this line with strong determination and dedication, minister added.
Arts Steam topper Khomdram Menaka Devi of Kwakeithel Moirangpurel and Irengbam Thoingamba Meitei, of Khagempalli Pankha, Ningom Leirak, Imphal West who stood 13th position in Science Stream in the 10+2, exam, 2020, conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur(COHSEM) were also felicitated by the minister. Six months’ honorarium of the agents of the Keishamthong Assembly Constituency were also distributed to the agents by the minister as a part of the occasion.
Prior to the felicitation function Minister Jayantakumar attended an occasion at Kwakeithel Girls’ High School in connection with the closing of Community Quarantine Centre opened at the Kwakeithel Girls’ High School in the morning.
Today’s occasion was also attended by P. Premila Devi, Corporator Ward No. 12, Imphal Municipal Council and other local leaders. DIPR