Malem Ayeekol (MAK) celebrated its 29th foundation day by paying floral tributes to the departed members of MAK, honouring their contribution
Malem Ayeekol (MAK) on Monday celebrated its 29th foundation day at Old Assembly Hall, Imphal. As part of the celebration, a poetry book ‘Kuphet Kaphet’ written by 70-year-old Konsam Loidang was also released.
Floral tributes were also paid to the departed members of MAK, honouring their contribution.
Manipuri Advisory Board, Sahitya Academy, New Delhi, convenor Nongmaithem Kirankumar who attended the function as a chief guest expressed happiness as MAK completes its 29th year, stating that such organisations are responsible for the status that Manipuri literature is at.
“More proud is the fact that someone like Konsam Loidang is publishing her first book,” he said while exhorting the well-wishers not to stop writing in order to take Manipuri literature to higher glory.
MAK president W Mahendra, DM College Arts principal Prof Ch. Sheelaramani and columnist Saikhom Indrakumar attended the function as president and guests of honour.
‘Kuphet Kaphet’ writer Konsam Loidang presented simple gifts to those who helped her in writing the book.