Thoubal: “Manipur is replete with many chronic issues, and lack of nationalism is the root cause of these issues. If our students are taught the sense of nationalism in their studies, then all these chronic issues would be solved”, said the titular king of Manipur Leisemba Sanajaoba.
The titular king said the above remarks while attending as chief guest at the 18 Foundation Day of Slopeland Public School, Khongjom, Thoubal District, which was held at the complex of the school on Sunday.
The titular king further said that every problem had a solution, all the issues or problems facing Manipur today did not come at a one time, they became chronic due to lack of timely intervention, over and above these, we had been lacking a sense of nationalism in every field, one couldn’t be able to do unjust things if he/she had true sense of nationalism, the king added.
Applauding the achievements of the school, he said, “it is a great achievement of the school that students from Assam, Tripura, Mandalay and Bangladesh are studying here”.” This is the social responsibility the school has yielded to our society, we should encourage such a step”, the king also remarked.
However, he expressed his opinion that, “students and discipline are close to each other; they should maintain discipline at any cost “.
Founder cum Principal of Slopeland Public School, Nahakpam Babulin while speaking the gathering focused on the development of the school. He said that the school had given more than 200 students free education at own expenses of the school, that might be the highest number among the state private schools, he told.
Babulin further asserted that as a mark of respect and to deepen our ties with the Meitei residing in Assam, Tripura, Mandalay and Bangladesh, the school had admitted some students from these states and country too.
As a part of the event many cultural activities were displayed by the students of the school, teachers of the school also gave simple gifts to the principal.
Chairman of the school Themboi and Director of Mutua Museum, Mutua Bahadur attended the event as president and guest of honour respectively.