Imphal: Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat(EBSB), Students Sangam programme of Government of India is achieving its objective with 55 strong contingent comprising of students, research scholars and faculties from Madhya Pradesh visiting the state on a tour.
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 visited 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 interacted with the visiting team while the Deputy Commissioner of Bishnupur district Shri L. Bikram addressed the students at Imphal Peace Museum and answered various questions from the students.
M. Asnikumar Singh while addressing the students at the Complex ofLoktak Lake Front Garden, Sendra 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. It’s also ignite the young minds for love for nation & oneness India .
He welcomed the team from MP and wished the young mind to explore the rich heritage and culture of Manipur. Loktak is cradle of Manipurs’ civilisation and culture.
He Echoed that Loktak Lake is under serious threat from anthropogenic activities. Further , he said the lake is a threatened one due to many man made challenges and unplanned development for last forty years but now they are going to rejuvenate the whole lake under the visionary leadership leadership of PM Shri Modi and CM Shri Biren . We aim to make loktak as iconic wetland site in Asia .
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.