IMPHAL, Aug 29 - Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh unveiled a bronze statue of freedom fighter Haipou Jadonang here today on the occasion of his 84th death anniversary.
Ibobi unveiled the nine feet bronze statue in the presence of a huge crowd. A book on Jadonang was also released on the occasion. He said a statue of freedom fighter Rani Gaidinliu will also be unveiled in Imphal.
Describing Jadonnang as an individual who campaigned courageously to protect the indigenous people from foreign rulers, Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam also reaffirmed that the Government of Manipur would never relent from its objective of protecting the territorial and emotional integrity of the State.