DIPHU, Aug 14: In a show of unity and patriotism, Bidyasing Engleng, the MLA of Diphu, actively participated in the ongoing ‘Meri Mati, Mera Desh’ campaign by planting saplings at Langsoli-et High School. The campaign, a tribute to the brave martyrs of the freedom movement, is organised to mark the 77th Independence Day celebrations.
The campaign, which commenced on August 9 and is set to conclude on August 15, aims to foster a sense of patriotism, harmony, and unity among citizens, along with a commitment to the nation’s progress and development. It seeks to remind individuals of the sacrifices made by the freedom fighters who laid down their lives for India’s independence.
Accompanied by Johny Timung, a Member of the Autonomous Council (MAC) from Lumbajong, MLA Engleng unveiled the Silaphalakam, a symbolic honor bestowed upon the martyrs. The ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ pledge, taken by participants, underlines values of equality, social justice, and unwavering love for the motherland.
Addressing the gathering, MLA Engleng highlighted the profound significance of observing the ‘Meri Mati, Mera Desh’ campaign. He stressed that it is a tribute to those who made supreme sacrifices for the country’s freedom and serves as a reminder to respect one another, foster unity, and harbor a deep love for the nation.
Organised by the Lumbajong Development Block, the event saw active participation from Langsoli-et High School students, the school’s headmistress, Deepti Devi, and block development officer, Rita Millickpi. The campaign encapsulates the spirit of nationalism and is an opportunity for citizens to come together to honor the legacy of India’s freedom struggle.