HAFLONG, Feb 14 - Observing the 137th Martyr�s Day of Veer Sengya Sambudhan Phonglo, hundreds of people from various communities of Haflong paid homage to the Dimasa national freedom fighter at Haflong recently.
The day�s programme started with mass gathering at the statue of Veer Sengya Sambudhan Phonglo, garlanding, followed by speeches by senior citizens.
Speaking on the occasion, speakers like Sukhen Phonglo, Dethang Naiding, Liton Chakraborty, Anil Daolagupu, Surjya Thaosen, Anup Biswas etc., recalled the contribution of the martyr and appealed to the people to follow the footprints of the Veer Sambudhan who has contributed a lot for the people.
The Dimasa Students� Union (DSU) in collaboration with the Jadikhe Naisho Hosom organised the observance of 137th Martyr�s Day at Haflong on Tuesday.
At Gunjung also the Dimasa Youth Forum (DYF) in collaboration with youths of Gunjung organised the 137th Martyrs Day of Veer Sengya Sambudhan Phonglo where he fought against the British.
The day�s programme started with the paying of homage to the martyr�s portrait by the chief guest, Nobojit Hojai, MAC, guest of honour Nandita Gorlosa, MAC and other prominent persons of Gunjung.
This was followed by a meeting where in Nobojit Hojai, MAC, attended as the chief guest and Nandita Gorlosa, MAC, as the guest of honour along with many dignitaries.
All the speakers stressed on the importance of observance of the day related to the martyrdom of the great leader who had fought for the betterment of this place.