TODAY -

MEELAL to erect statues of 7 Maichous
Source: Hueiyen News Service

Imphal, July 19 2014 : Statues of 7 'Maichous', the scholars who had visions for the future of the land at various stages of history would be erected at Maiba Khul at Koirengei in Imphal east, MEELAL announced today.

During a press meet held today, Chief of MEELAL Sadokpam Tomba said MEELAL has been spearheading various agitations for development of the native language and script, and it is the objective of organization to save the language and script of the land.

Moreover, MEELAL is also endeavoring to preserve and popularize the religious and scholastic leaders of the land, he added.

The 7 'Maichous' whose statues would be erected are Epu Khongnangthaba, Moirang Lalhaba, Konok Thenggra, Langol Lukhoi, Samungou Chigong, Thongba Maiba and Khurkhul Thabipa, informed Tomba while saying that the 7 renowned scholars were able to make predictions for the future and they have been worshipped even by the present generation.

The statues will be placed at Maiba Khul in Koirengei in Imphal East, he pointed out and said a land area measuring .72 has been donated by the film actor RK Kaiku @ Somendro for erecting the statues.

Informing that sculpting of the statues will begin with formation of a trust, MEELAL chief appealed to all people including Ministers, MLAs and wealthy people to extend donations towards the endeavour.

The step of the organization is to reintroduce the 7 Maichous to the younger generation and it is also planning to erect statues of leaders belonging to Pangal and tribal brethrens, he added.

Saying that the models of the proposed statues are available with the MEELAL, Tomba also called upon the people to give comments on the statue models on or before August 8 .

Participating in the press meet, actor RK Kaiku said it has been his dream to donate a place or statue of the early scholars.

A children's park is also being constructed at the site of the proposed statues in Maiba Khul, stated Kaiku saying it will be inaugurated shortly.


* Comments posted by users in this discussion thread and other parts of this site are opinions of the individuals posting them (whose user ID is displayed alongside) and not the views of e-pao.net. We strongly recommend that users exercise responsibility, sensitivity and caution over language while writing your opinions which will be seen and read by other users. Please read a complete Guideline on using comments on this website.




HEADLINES - 20, JUL 2014
  • Churachandpur hospital block, Bishnupur mini-secretariat inaugurated ; Ibobi calls for exterminating 'UG govt'
  • Northeast trade corridor Planners seek feedback
  • Arms seized, UG held
  • Highway blocked
  • Kanglatongbi firing victim battles for life, livelihood
  • IM flays, cites June 14, 2001 agreement
  • China reinforces claim over Arunachal Pradesh, Distributes millions of new maps to troops
  • NPMHR decries ADC Member's murder, security deployment
  • Property showcase program held
  • New details emerge in CCpur women trafficking case
  • Fertilizer purchased at inflated prices ; 40,855 HIV+ cases in Manipur
  • AMADA conducts training for women
  • MNPF lambasts GoI, NSCN-IM
  • Emergency services crippled in JNIMS
  • Saplings plantation drive conducted
  • ATRPFM demands President's Rule
  • PB Acharya Sworn in as Nagaland Governor
  • Committee constituted
  • Labourers to launch hunger strike from Jul 23
  • State Cabinet for appointment of 'unfit' candidate
  • New block of CCpur Hospital inaugurated
  • HIV+ cases rise to 40,855 in Manipur
  • Ukhrul girl assault case: All three accused acquitted
  • NSCN-IM reacts to NK Singh's comment on Cease Fire
  • Tongbram Mahesh bags top prize in Lions International Peace Poster Contest
  • Emergency services crippled in JNIMS
  • 3 more student bodies join Jiri stir
  • CM assures upgradation of Bishnupur District Hospital
  • AR recovers warlike stores, nabs UGs
  • Photography contests results out
  • AMWJU fetes PRO Defense Wing
  • UNC sets deadline for lifting 144 CrPC from Ukhrul
  • Aids sought for treatment of police firing victim
  • NPMHR condemns killing, deployment of armed forces in Ukhrul
  • Raj Medicity announces re-imbursement facility
  • ATSUM submits memo to Guv on various tribal issues
  • Lamdeng solid waste management plant ready for use: CM
  • LATEST IN E-PAO.NET
  • Finding on Yek of Meitei & Hao #1
  • Miss Kut at Imphal #4: Gallery
  • Inner Line Permit (ILP) Demand : Timeline
  • A Girl with Golden Hair :: Poem
  • NEP for Skill India
  • The great cosmic discovery - III
  • Interference by TA & Hills official
  • A one line statement from Amit Shah
  • Insertion of a clause to Peoples' Bill
  • RK Meghen at Imphal [28 Nov] #2: Gallery
  • Midnight drama, hush-hush swearing-in
  • Plight of peasants in the hills #2
  • Jobs @ Kanglei Khoni, Langthabal
  • Drones can be an innovative career
  • Naga Peace Process :: News Timeline
  • Winners @ South Asian Games
  • Winners @ Asian Athletic C'ship
  • Waiting for CBI probe
  • When the savior turns perpetrator
  • Tapta: Jayenta Loukrakpam :: A Profile
  • Destination North East @ Vanarasi : Gallery
  • Winter Book Sales at Manipur University
  • The Vow :: Poem
  • Written assurance is still not tenable
  • Protest against rape of woman vet
  • From 2012 to 2019 no change
  • The 'Trust' factor
  • NSCN (IM) clarifies on 'calendar' issue
  • Centre assures flights betn IMF & Mandalay
  • Sanathong Water Fall, Chandel : Gallery
  • Jangsat, Aton Kharaoba : eMing
  • Facts about Naga insurgency #2
  • CC Meet 2019 : Match Fixture
  • Commemoration Kuki Rebellion 1917-1919
  • Moirangthem Sushilkr : Honorary Doctorate
  • Power of Pranayama #1
  • Khumang: 'Science for Society' Report
  • A fresh look at ST demand
  • Wakching Thana Lakpada #1 :: eRang
  • Football: Manipur Vs Mandalay : Gallery
  • December Calendar for Year 2019 : Tools
  • Why not carve out a future in Chakhao ?
  • Relevance of Nehru today #1
  • The great cosmic discovery - II
  • The Killing Fields 2013-19 : News Timeline
  • Diversion - the age old shrewd game
  • Lamhui amashung Keishal : Funga
  • Eyek Tamba :: Learn Manipuri script
  • Kut : State level @Imphal #4: Gallery
  • Sangai Festival: Extended till 2nd Dec
  • 133 months left to make U=U (on HIV)
  • Galaxy Roy & my Sainik memories
  • Need to silence the loud mouth
  • CAB issue raise in Zero Hour
  • RK Meghen at Imphal [28 Nov] #1: Gallery
  • Plight of peasants in the hills #1
  • Nawa Loude :: Poem
  • Awarded, outdated currencies & MCS/MPS
  • Social Unrest in N-E Regions
  • Winter care for beautiful hair
  • No harm but a clause needed: The absurdity
  • A blow to survival
  • Leirum- used in Luhongba : Gallery
  • Ningol Chakkouba Shopping #2 : Gallery
  • Road safety in Manipur: need to plug gap
  • AAI steps up effort for gender equality
  • Preparing children before diagnostic test
  • Licypriya Kangujam embarks on 5 Nations
  • One Word of Truth :: Poem
  • Riders in the assurance of Amit Shah
  • GK Pillai's way out and today's Manipur
  • Mera Houchongba @Kangla #5: Gallery
  • Facts on Naga insurgency & its impact #1
  • Binodkumar: public urinal with plastic waste
  • Joining Indian Navy as sailors
  • National Constitution Day observed
  • Condemn incident of molestation in CCpur
  • After a date with Amit Shah
  • Sustaining Evening daily- challenging task
  • Culturals @ Shirui Fest #3: Gallery
  • Banana Festival @ Noney #2 : Gallery
  • Air pollution rise what do common man do
  • Conversation with Prof Rajendra Kshetri
  • 'It is a unique experience to play polo here'
  • The great cosmic discovery - I
  • Make Delhi trip meaningful !
  • Confusing stand; confusing act
  • Manipur Polo International: Opening: Gallery
  • Kut : State level @Imphal #3: Gallery
  • Kalum Kai: House of worship of Zeliangrong
  • Christian virtues
  • Blame it on Farmers for Pollution
  • Title: Square one ? :: Poem
  • Bucket of cold water after a hot shower
  • Radio-tagged Amur falcon flies to Africa
  • Myanmar Air KBZ flight to Imphal: Gallery
  • Alert Rally @ Sagolband : Gallery
  • 50th International Film Festival
  • World Antibiotics Awareness Week (WAAW)
  • CAB : Indians are not foreigners
  • Dissolution of TSA Imphal Branch
  • Anti-corruption crusade at time of CAB
  • Gandhari (Dance Drama) #2 : Gallery
  • Epilogue to Nambul Nostalgia :: Poem
  • Hostile education system in Northeast
  • Stigma and mental illness
  • Paulallungmuan: 12 yr-old at Class X exam
  • 3 from Manipur named Unsung Heroes
  • Raids at Imphal, Aizawl, Gurgaon
  • Make sure that Sangai fest is successful
  • Laonii Festival, Poumai #2 : Gallery
  • Khamba Thoibi Museum #2 : Gallery
  • Enigma of Unique Histories
  • When God's people humble
  • The great cosmic discovery - V
  • TB prevention is no longer a choice..
  • Stakeholders to be consulted: Final pact
  • The unresolved crisis
  • IM leaders camping along India-Myanmar
  • Trekking to Dzukou Valley #3 : Gallery
  • Licypriya- SDG Ambassador Award: Gallery
  • Featured Front Page Photo 2019 #5: Gallery
  • Whither Pangals ?
  • Licypriya Kangujam: SDG Ambassador
  • Blood Donation Camp at Benguluru
  • The Sun on the Western Horizon :: Poem
  • Rejoinder to NDPP [20 November]
  • Regarding resignation of NPF Youth Wing
  • Rider to be exempted from CAB: ILP
  • Truth, sincerity & commitment ...
  • CAB : Total Shutdown - Nov 19 : Gallery
  • CAB : Sit In Protest - Nov 19 : Gallery
  • Dr Sanajaoba (Dr KS Singh): Reminiscence
  • Career option in technical writing
  • What Mindset does Govt of Manipur have ?
  • 12 Members resigned from NPF
  • Where is the special clause in CAB?
  • Please understand CAB; future is at stake
  • CAB protest - Nov 18 : Gallery
  • Children's Day @CM Bungalow : Gallery
  • Why CAB is being opposed in North East
  • Meeteis' paradox
  • A Vision :: Poem
  • NE development: Lean on regional planning
  • Sand War- deadly war against mother Earth
  • From 'ahead of final pact' to CAB
  • Can Meitei, Naga & Kuki jointly resist CAB?
  • Mera Houchongba @Kangla #4: Gallery
  • Ningol Chakouba Fish Fair #2: Gallery
  • History - from Obscurity to Visibility ?
  • Manipur State Journalist Awards, 2019
  • Was it a Hindu Day in Assam book season
  • Kerala's multi-layered approach to #endTB
  • Being vegetarian can fight climate change
  • Let the rivers flow uninterrupted
  • Cry of a Dying River : 100 Poems
  • MANITEX & the poor fate of weavers
  • Anecdote, Fable & Refugee Blues : Poem
  • What is pollution doing to your skin
  • Dispensation in Nagaland is rudderless
  • Resistance to CAB may fail
  • Culturals @ Shirui Fest #2: Gallery
  • Gender, Power in South Asia :: Book Rvw
  • Stop Burning of Hay- uplift Rural Economy
  • Disoriented mind :: Poem
  • What is all about a flag ?
  • Cannabis plant : Myths and facts
  • Need to be on guard against rumours
  • Smart city or smart earning...
  • Ningol Chakouba @ Pune : Gallery
  • Khumang: Conference- Science for Society
  • 7th NE Students Sports Meet at Jalandhar
  • Ningol Chakouba at Pune :: Report
  • Hospitality at One Horn Nation
  • Henjunaha , masculinity redefined
  • World Diabetes Day 2019
  • Tension filled days for over 2 weeks
  • Subdued voice
  • Rani Hingchabi :: Funga Wari
  • Miss Kut @Imphal #3 : Gallery
  • Rejoinder to Lamcha Chongloi's piece
  • Salt brines : Source of Meitei Thum
  • Hibernating animals and climate variable
  • Combined Defence Services Exam (I) 2020
  • Rare good news : NMA reaching out
  • Forgotten pledge - a reminder
  • Children from Noney #1: Gallery
  • 7 NE entrepreneurs wins National Awards
  • Identity of Pangal in Manipur: Counter-points
  • Recharging the World with Li-ion Battery
  • Achoubi in Love, Bloody Phanek : Southasia
  • When the man is silent :: Poem
  • Chekshin Meepham at Kakching
  • Arrested, released, 'escorted' to Delhi
  • CM has every reason to believe..not public
  • Ema Keithel (Khwairamband) #2: Gallery
  • Argentina hosts Manipur Cup (Polo)
  • Birth celebration of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  • Chin Orgs demand release of U Hawi Tin
  • Refresher course in Khasi subject at NEHU
  • Process of closing offices in Nagaland
  • HM assurance to GOM..only means left?
  • Meira Rally [10 Nov] : Gallery
  • Religious evolution among Meiteis
  • Manipur's Identity & Political Ingenuity
  • Cry of a Dying River - 100 :: Poem
  • NEC Tamchon Football at Delhi
  • Soma Laishram at Northeast Festival 2019
  • Respecting stand of the Supreme Court
  • Kut : State level @Imphal #2: Gallery
  • Nazareth @ Shirock #2 : Gallery
  • Ningol Chakkouba : A beautiful tradition
  • Cost of inaction to treat TB is high
  • Cross & Flag: Christianity at Risk
  • Lithium Ion batteries & Nobel Prize
  • New India & the ticking time bomb
  • Naga can trust on preamble with GoI
  • Thanga Ningol to mapam #2 : Gallery
  • Lungpuiga Remei : Natyabhusan
  • The Fate of Peepal Tree
  • Alert Rally at Khumbong : Gallery
  • Miss Kut @Imphal #2 : Gallery
  • Mera Houchongba @Kangla #3: Gallery
  • World Tourism Day @Noney #5 : Gallery
  • Ningol Chakkouba @ Korea : Gallery
  • Ningol Chakkouba @ Mysore #2 : Gallery
  • Ningol Chakouba & Kut at Korea
  • Thanga Ningol to mapam #1 : Gallery
  • Chingda Satpi Engellei #3 :: eRang
  • Ningol Chakkouba by Journalists : Gallery
  • Ningol to her mapam lamdam : Gallery
  • Bor khoiramba @Hiyangthang #3 : Gallery
  • Ibudhou Thangjing Haraoba #5 : Gallery
  • Tolloi, Ukhrul :: 360 Panorama View