IMPHAL: In memory of his beloved younger sister, Thongam Chaomu Singh also known as Oja Chaomu organised a memorial tree plantation program in and around the crematorium and community hall at Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai, Cheiraoching Makhong in Imphal West on Thursday.
The memorial tree plantation program was organised as part of the Sharda Day of the beloved sister, late Thongam Rena Devi.
Tree saplings of Five Ashoka tree (Polynthea pendula) and a Ngairong tree (Litshea cebaba) were planted in the memorial plantation ceremony by the family members of the late Thongam Rena Devi.
Speaking on the occasion, Thongam Chaomu Singh @ Oja Chaomu stated that his late younger sister, Thongam Rena Devi was loving and always very polite and love the environment kind of person.
He said, to have her memory forever, they choose to plant the Polynthea pendula tree which has downward branching showing the modesty of his sister.
Thongam Chaomu Singh @ Oja Chaomu appeals each person to plant the memorial trees on such occasions not only for the memory of the departed souls but also to save the current degrading environment condition.