Imphal, April 23: The state of Manipur observed Khongjom Day today to pay tributes to the great warriors of the 1891 Anglo-Manipur battle in Thoubal district.
Manipur CM N Biren Singh paid floral tributes to the martyrs of the 1891 Anglo-Manipur battle at Khonjom War Memorial site.
“I pay my humble tributes to all the brave sons of the soil who laid down their lives for the cause of our motherland” said the CM.
Manipur Governor NajmaHeptulla, ministers and MLAs of the state, top civil and police officials were present at the event among others.
Floral tributes were paid to Major Paona Brajabasi, who led the Manipuri soldiers against the British in the Anglo-Manipur battle.