Imphal, May 31 (ANI): Giving a clarion call to all for encouraging the Meira Paibis in their fight against social injustice, the 12th Meira Paibi Day was observed under the aegis of Meira Paibi Observation Committee at THAU ground here on Monday.
The President of Irabot Foundation, Manipur Thounaojam Iboyaima; President of Meira Paibi Welfare Association, Kangleipak Moirangthem Keinahanbi and President of Poirei Leimarol Meira Paibi Apunba, Manipur Longjam Memchoubi, attended the function as the Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and functional president respectively.
Speaking on the occasion, Irabot Foundation's President Thounaojam Iboyaima said that Meira Paibis have a great role to play in the issues confronting the State like the issue of human rights violation, drug abuse and alcoholism, and territorial integrity of Manipur.
He said Manipuri women have always played a major role in taking up the issues of the State from time to time.
Iboyaima added that in order to strengthen the Meira Paibi movement in the State, the public should support and encourage them.
Among other resource persons who spoke at the observance, Prof Dhanabir Laishram of Political Science Dept, MU said that Meira Paibis are also human rights activists and human rights defenders.
Some sections of the society have been trying to create division among the Meira Paibis and this should be aware and not accepted by the Meira Paibis.
he President of Poirei Eta K Kumu called upon all for using the strength and the power of the Meira Paibis in the right direction. (ANI)