Imphal, Oct. 11 (EMN): With a prayer on the theme of maintaining peaceful co-existence and solidarity in the society by Rev L Simon Raumei of Manipur Baptist Convention (MBC), a monthly Tangkhul magazine titled-“Aja Kachang” was released during a function in Imphal on Wednesday.
Parliamentary Secretary, Planning and Transport, Manipur Khashim Vashum; Ukhrul MLA Alfred Kanngam Arthur; MBC Pastor Rev L Simon Raumei; Director, Ashang Kasar of Jesus Gospel Ministry and IPR Director Meghachandra Kongbam attended the function as Chief Guest and Guests of Honour respectively.
Addressing the gathering, Khashim appreciated the role of media and appealed the Tangkhul community to improve their reading habits of newspapers.
He lauded the efforts of Valley Rose and her husband in keeping alive the Aja Daily to its current status from its initial formative days of scratch against all odds on the way. He also spoke focussing on avenues to include more informative items like appointment and interview notices in their daily and magazine.
Giving his viewpoint on the need to read the truth and maintain media ethics MLA Alfred Kanngam Arthur said that in a volatile state like Manipur, the role of media fraternity is important in bringing unity and harmony in the State.
Ex Additional Director N.G Woleng, who was also present at the function, said that the Tangkhuls should encourage literature and start reading Tangkhul dailies and magazines by increasing subscription instead of criticising articles written by others. Constructive suggestions will sow the seeds of development, he added.
Editor of Tangkhul bilingual newspaper Aja Daily, Valley Rose Hungyo will be the editor of the new magazine. It may be mentioned that the Aja Daily is the first ever Tangkhul daily newspaper in Manipur,established on December 3, 1992.Aja Kachang magazine covers articles on legal matters, health, GST, MDS Scam & other issues.
Tangkul monthly magazine ‘Aza Kachang’ released