TODAY -

National Unity Day observed at different districts
Source: The Sangai Express / DIPR

Tbl/Jir/Kak/Tpl/Tml, October 31 2018: The District Administration, Thoubal observed ''Rashtriya Ekta Diwas" (National Unity Day), the birth anniversary of late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and "Rashtriya Sankalp Diwas", the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi atthe conference hall of DC office, Thoubal today.

Deputy Commissioner, Thoubal Haobam Rosita administered the oath of taking all steps to preserve the unity, integrity and security of the nation and communal harmony where the officials who took the oath pledged not to give any scope for violence.

DLOs, officers and staff of DC office were also present on the occasion.

As part of the observance, a "Run for Unity" was organized by NYK Thoubal in which around 150 participants including 50 youths each from Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur, officials of NYK Thoubal and volunteers took part.

Run for Unity was flagged off by NYKS State Director, Jackie Ruivah from Kodompokpi ground and culminated at Khongjom War Memorial Complex road while the NYKS State Director led the participants in taking the National Unity pledge.

Meanwhile, 54 Bn Border Security Force (BSF) under the aegis of Sector Head Quarters, BSF CI (Ops), Koirengei celebrated Ekta Diwas at its counter insurgency post and headquarters.

The day was observed by organizing "Run For Unity" at its headquarter Loktak while the Jawans and the Officers of the Battalion run for the unity of the nation which was followed by troop march pass and pledge taking ceremony administered by MKT Simte 2ic, officiating commandant 54 Bn in which the troop swore to preserve the Unity, Integrity and Security of the nation.

In the meantime, as part of 'Civic Action Programme' officials of the unit visited Bal Vidya Mandir School Ningthoukhong and presented sports items and two water storage tanks (500 Its) to Laishram Keshav Singh, Principal of the school while the students, teaching staff, and managing committee of the school expressed heartfelt gratitude to the BSF.

Bishnupur: Loktak Power Station has also celebrated "Rashtriya Ekta Diwas" today at the office of Chief Engineer (i/c) LPS with high enthusiasm and zeal while Dr LP Singh Chief Medical Officer, LPS administered the Unity Pledge to all the employees to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who is popularly known as "Iron Man of India".

Speaking at the occasion, Dr LP Singh said Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was credited with the unification of India and various other reforms in the early days of independence struggle.

Officials, staff from various departments, security personnel, and students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Loktak also participated in the programme today.

Kakching: The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) was celebrated in Kakching district today while the DLOs, police personnel and local public participated in the pledge taking ceremony.

Later, "Run For Unity" was flagged off from DC office Kakching with grand success.
Tengnoupal: Run for Unity Mini Marathon was organized by Tengnoupal District Police at Moreh today as part of the observance of "Rashtriya Ekta Diwas".

The Mini Marathon was flagged off by SP Tengnoupal Dr S Ibomcha from near KLP Post, Imphal-Moreh road at around 6.30 am and culminated at the campus of IB, Moreh Police.

Tengnoupal District SP Dr Ibomcha Singh said that the day was observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of first Deputy Prime Minister of India, Vallabhbhai Patel while adding that Rastriya Ekta Diwas was observed to preserve the Unity, Intergrity and Security of the Nation.

SP Tengnoupal Dr S Ibomcha, ASP Robinsun, SDPO Sandip Gopaldash, OC Letkhohao Vaiphei, CDO, police personnel and leaders of CSOs Moreh and public took part in the mini marathon.

Later, prizes were also distributed to the winners of the Mini Marathon while consolation prizes were handed over to other participants.

Tamenglong: To carry the message of "Unity in Diversity" and to permeate the youth with values assimilated by the knowledge and respect about the country's diverse legacy, the National Service Scheme of Don Bosco College Maram observed the 'National Unity Day' today.

The event was organised by Sweta William, the programme officer of Unit III and Shyamsunder Luwang the programme officer of Unit II.

National Unity Day is an initiative celebrated every year to commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary.

Run for Unity is a nationwide campaign organized to celebrate this occasion which signifies peace and harmony among the fellow citizens of the country.

The event saw active participation from the students and the staff of the college in organizing the celebration and also pronounced involvement as goodwill ambassador in spreading the message of national safety, security and unity while around 300 NSS volunteers took part in the "Run For Unity" short marathon which has evoked the spirit of integrity among the colleagues and fellow mates.

The participants also chanted for Quomi Ekta and Vande Mataram together that has boosted the morale of everyone who came across in their way giving a perfect tribute to the Iron man on his anniversary.

The programme was culminated by thoughtful and inspirational message from the Principal of the college Fr (Dr) KO Sebastian on national security and communal harmony to maintain cohesive peace and unity among the citizens of the country.

Jiribam: Jiribam District Administration, Jiribam also organized "Run For Unity" on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and as part of the observance of 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' today.

The 'Run For Unity' was flagged off from Chandrapur and culminated at playground of Jiribam Hr Sec School while top officials and staff of various departments in Jiribam including SP Jiribam Police, personnel of 87 Bn CRPF and 27 Assam Rifles took part in the programme.

As part of the observance, pledge taking ceremony was administered to all the participants while national songs were sung during the event.

Speaking at the occasion, ADC Jiribam Peter Salam said that Jiribam District Administration, organized the 'Run For Unity' to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and as part of 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' .

Imphal: Imphal East Deputy Commissioner organised "Run for Unity" in connection with the birth anniversary of (Late) Sardar Vallabhai Patel today.

Speaking on the occasion, DC, Th Chitra Devi said that the rally was participated by District Level Officers (DLOs), officials/staff and public of Imphal East district.

She further said that the rally was organised as a mark of respect to the late leader for his contributions in the development of the Country.

The rally was flagged off by Imphal East DC Th Chitra Devi from Manipur Film Development Corporation (MFDC) and proceeded towards Konung Mamang Road and New Checkon before concluding at DC Complex, Porompat.

An oath taking ceremony was also organised at the office premises after the rally.

Meanwhile, Group Centre, CRPF, Imphal also observed National Unity Day (Ekta Divas) on the occasion of the birth anniversary of (late) Sardar Vallabhai Patel at its Parade Ground today.

CRPF personnel, students of KV and Montessori School performed march past at the parade ground.

Rajesh Kumar, IPS, IGP M- & N sector administered the oath to the personnel and the students during the oath taking ceremony.

The observance was attended by Mohender Kumar, DIGP M & N Sector, retd, Brig SK Sharma, DIGP Range Imphal, SK Kanoujia, Dr HC Lingaraj, DIGP (Medical) Ch Imphal and Commandant and Officers of CRPF.

109 Bn CRPF and 5th IRB,.

TGN also observed National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) .


* 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.




LATEST IN E-PAO.NET
  • Sajibu Cheiraoba Chak Katpa #2 : Gallery
  • Violence in Manipur 2023-2024 : Timeline
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Lamjao, Kakching
  • The Power of Poppy - 27 :: Poem
  • Mother Language based education essential
  • Modi's warriors wear regional hats
  • Nest Asia promoting Northeastern Cuisine
  • Now look beyond LS poll
  • The rot in the system
  • Scientists of Manipur : Laitonjam Warjeet
  • Community seed bank @Umathel : Gallery
  • 10 candidates cracked Civil Services Exam
  • Milk of Paradise: History of Opium : Rvw
  • How plastics find their way into our bodies
  • Condemning attack on Trucks along NH-37
  • Cong looking to buck the trend
  • Saving Manipur
  • Sajibu Cheiraoba: 1 occasion, 2 narratives #2
  • Election Duty :: Travellog
  • 1st Nagas' Meet in Punjab
  • How to select right MP to represent Manipur
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Tejpur
  • Bats are Keystone species for the Planet
  • The '15 days' conundrum
  • Free but not so fair
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #30: Download
  • Before You Vote : My Rumbling Thoughts
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Kakching
  • Meiraba wins All India Sr tournament
  • Finding light in dark through my daughter
  • Navigating life's unreasonable expectations
  • Test of people's character
  • BJP's election manifesto
  • Athoubasingi Numit #1 : Gallery
  • Black rice & Glycemic Index
  • What Nadda should speak at Dimapur rally
  • Open Letter to CM Office Manipur
  • Meghalaya unveils Strawberry festival
  • Benefits of maths newspapers for students
  • Id-ul-Fitr @Hatta #1 : Gallery
  • Are you a good person ?
  • Physics Academy of NE : Executive Body
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Moirang
  • Cherrapunji Eastern Craft Gin launched
  • Cong on cautious path
  • Botox for Hair
  • Posers voters should raise now
  • The lull before the storm
  • 80th Anniv- Battle of Kanglatongbi @UK
  • Vir Chakra Ngangom Joydutta's bust unveiled
  • Hun - Thadou Cultural Festival : Gallery
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Singjamei
  • Election Eclipses: Ballad of Battle & Loss
  • Our voices are equal at the ballot box
  • Scientists of Manipur : Ngangkham Nimai
  • Urgent Call for Solidarity in Manipur
  • Meitei Nongsha #2 :: An Artwork
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Waikhong
  • About NPF-BJP-NPP alliance & why ?
  • World Veterinary Day, 2024
  • The heavy stake behind the LS polls
  • The politics of lying & deception
  • Sajibu Cheiraoba Chak Katpa #1 : Gallery
  • Hun-Thadou Cultural Fest @ Delhi: Report
  • Appeal to Parties & Candidates
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Wangoo
  • Establishment of community seed bank
  • Awareness Programme on new Criminal Laws
  • Make a right choice at the Lok Sabha election
  • Sajibu Cheiraoba: 1 occasion, 2 narratives #1
  • RIST talk-58 : Support systems of elderly
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Hiyanglam
  • Vote, do not boycott !
  • Lok Sabha election: A new dawn in politics ?
  • IIT-Guwahati Half Marathon report
  • Taking ST demand to the election ring
  • Lesson to be learnt from across border
  • Mirabai: Poised for Paris Olympics
  • Legal position for protection of environment
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Keisamthong
  • Heterocyclic compound & biochemical science
  • Inner, torn between two lovers
  • Certification Music Therapy Workshop
  • NOTA as a choice
  • Caesar's wife must be above suspicion
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #29: Download
  • World Health Day 2024
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Pangantabi
  • The Power of Poppy - 26 :: Poem
  • Fulbright Fellowship Outreach at Arunachal
  • Id-ul Fitr da namaz nattana..
  • Nupi Landa Thaunaphabishing #13 :: Book
  • Lok Sabha election is coming, be prepared
  • 6th Hun-Thadou Cultural Festival
  • Let There Be Free & Fair Election
  • "ST status for Meetei" at Lamlong
  • Science magazines are important for student
  • Interesting choice of candidates
  • The power of We, the voters
  • Inspirations from Scientists of Manipur #1
  • The Case for Amendment of Article 371-C
  • Meitei Nongsha #1 :: Artwork
  • Link between forest & conflict in Manipur
  • Final Call for Application MFA - Phase-2
  • ST for Meiteis call before elections
  • Passing the buck
  • Beating of the Retreat #1 : Gallery
  • Life of our Lives in Ethnic Strife Era! :: Poem
  • IIT-Guwahati annual Half Marathon
  • Follow up: European Parliament on Manipur
  • Yoga & Kegel exercise: Pelvic floor workout
  • Opting for the NOTA button
  • Yearning of the displaced people
  • Kenedy Khuman (Singer) : Gallery
  • 5th NE Women's Peace Congregation
  • World Autism Awareness Day 2024
  • Election fever grips Manipur despite unrest
  • Looking for a decent election hustings
  • Clock ticking towards voting day
  • An exemplary directive
  • Children Camp @JNMDA Imphal #1 : Gallery
  • Memo to Election Commission of India
  • Easter & Holi echo in Nilgiris
  • Holiday Camp for children at JNMDA, Imphal
  • Zero waste is our moral responsibility
  • Elections & loyalty vis-a-vis Manipur crisis
  • Show of strength without unity
  • Yaoshang Pichakari #2 : Gallery
  • Panthoi Chanu : 1st to play in Australia
  • Intensive labs in film preservation
  • Building bridges with books
  • Need of the hour: Political maturity
  • Accepting defeat before the election
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #28: Download
  • April Calendar for Year 2024 : Tools
  • Natural packaging from bamboo : Gallery
  • The Power of Poppy - 25 :: Poem
  • Everyone has their own Bharat Ratna
  • Nupi Landa Thaunaphabishing #12 :: Book
  • Demand- Manipuri as classical language
  • The Drummer from Odisha
  • Beauty benefits of lemon
  • Yaoshang Mei Thaba #2 : Gallery
  • Manipur's original Ponies : Gallery
  • Yaoshang & Dance of Democracy loom
  • Symposium on Jagadguru Shankaracharya
  • Choosing ITI as a campus after X
  • Yaoshang Pichakari #1 : Gallery
  • Yaoshang @Nabadwip Dham : Gallery
  • How oral health affects your pregnancy
  • Two faces of Holi
  • Prawaas 4.0, Multimodal Transport Show
  • A decade of development of higher education
  • Yaoshang Mei Thaba #1 : Gallery
  • Our Eternal Kangleipak :: Poem
  • Micro-livestock for livelihoods: For NE States
  • The fun of Holi used to be monotonous
  • 2nd Annual Art Exhibition #1 : Gallery
  • About the "Meitei" community from Manipur
  • Unveiling the medicinal benefits of honey
  • The incalculable value of wildlife
  • Promises of true love
  • Trends, Alliances, & Challenges in Elections
  • Meitei Goddess Ngaleima : An Artwork
  • Water is the most precious gift of God
  • Bharat needs a strong 'India'
  • Transformation of railway stations
  • Not quite the final countdown
  • Missing of 'The Saffron' from electoral colour
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #27: Download
  • 3rd North East Games: Manipur champion
  • The Power of Poppy - 24 :: Poem
  • EBTC & JCRE signed MoU
  • Early Detection Program at Toubul
  • How Holi affects our mood & mental health
  • Lamta Thangja @ Imphal : Gallery
  • Manipur cinema legacy shines at ARCUREA
  • The pulse of politics amidst conflict
  • Forest is most important vital organ of Earth
  • Tips to play safe Holi
  • Politics of naming candidates
  • Disappearing of spring from season cycle
  • Meira Paibis of Manipur
  • Demand for ST status by Meiteis
  • Project Personal Opening @Assam University
  • World Poetry Day at Manipur University
  • Green skills for sustainable world
  • Supportive interventions during exam time
  • Interesting run up to LS polls
  • Onus definitely on PM to restore peace
  • Nupi Landa Thaunaphabishing #11 :: Book
  • Water, water everywhere ...
  • 21st March - A special day for Forest
  • RI imprisonment to Rapists at Silchar
  • Arrests threaten fragile ceasefire
  • The Valor Within :: Poem
  • Monitoring the rehab centres
  • True colour of politicians
  • North East Film Festival #2 : Gallery
  • Linthoingambi- 'Jury Honourable Mention'
  • Meitei Goddess Phouoibi : An Artwork #3
  • Formation of Wesean Student Federation
  • 20th March- International Day of Happiness
  • A call to first time voter youths
  • Playing the card close to its chest
  • Targeting FOCS and ITLF
  • Students @ Class X Exam : Gallery
  • Alarming Pictures of Nongpok Sekmai River
  • Health camp at Khangabok Relief Camp
  • Absence of refugee laws fuels ethnic tension
  • Electoral bonds and Mr Bond
  • ATSUM spilling the beans now
  • Main stumbling block to peaceful election
  • Descent of Radha-Krishna #26: Download
  • Engudam Kavita: Gold @Bodybuilding Ch'ship
  • Sangai :: An Artwork
  • Deepika M urges to observe 2 Mins Silence
  • Attention Manifesto letters- boxes of promises
  • Gearing up for Lok Sabha polls
  • Debate over long poll process
  • Saroi Khangba @ Kangla : Gallery
  • Stress in adolescents due to ethnic clash
  • Will Manipur ever be the same again
  • Innovation : A review
  • Love and Harmony :: Poem
  • Special scholarship scheme for girls
  • Imphal Book Fair 2023 #3 : Gallery
  • Relief material at Serou & Wangoo
  • The power of the human-animal bond
  • Agribusiness & food processing in North East
  • India Defense Policy: Challenge & Imperative
  • Sit across the table and talk
  • Controversial arrest & chaotic confusion
  • Protest for scrapping SoO #2 :Gallery
  • Kangpokpi, a safe haven for immigrants
  • Maharaj Narasingh Statue @Kangla :Gallery
  • North East Film Festival #1 : Gallery
  • Shopping List for Shivaratri : Gallery
  • N Tombi Equestrian C'ships #1 : Gallery
  • Featured Front Page Photo 2024 #1: Gallery
  • Transgender Malem protest [Mar 6] : Gallery
  • Radio E-pao: Manipuri Film OST (130+ song)
  • Monica Konjengbam- Mega Miss North East
  • Save Manipur : Protest [Feb 15] #3 : Gallery
  • Martin Irengbam - Mister North East 2024
  • Naorem Roshibina- Wushu Medallist : Gallery
  • GHOST of PEACE :: Download Booklet
  • Arambai Tengol & SFs #4 : Gallery
  • Abnormal population growth of Kuki from 1881
  • Resilience in adversity | Kumbi : Gallery
  • Protests attack @ Moreh [18 Jan] #2: Gallery
  • Oinam Chaoba Devi: Sepak Takraw : Gallery
  • List of Kings of Manipur: 33 - 1984 AD