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Madhav Ram Wahengba to be released today

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Jun 25, 2016 12:12 am
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IMPHAL, JUNE 24: The Vice Chancellor of Manipur University of Culture, Prof Naorem Khagendra Singh will release the Madhav Ram Wahengba, a monograph in English by Dr Thokchom Ibohanbi Singh at JN Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA) Lecture Hall, Imphal today. The monograph containing 60 pages was published by the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.

Madhav Ram Wahengba, one of the makers of Indian Literature, was a great Manipuri scholar and writer of the 18th century. He was a trusted scholar and writer of King Bhagyachandra and King Labanyachandra.

Dr Thokchom Ibohanbi Singh is a critic and writer of travel literature. He is at present, an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Manipuri, DM College of Arts, Imphal.

The book releasing function will be presided over by Thoidingjam Tombi Singh, President of Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, Imphal. Prof Huirem Behari Singh, Convenor of Manipuri Language advisory Board, Sahitya Akademi; Ng Iboton Singh, former Head of department, English Department, NG College; L Birendra Kumar Sharma, the recipient of Sahitya Akademi Translation Prize and Prof Th. Ratan Kumar, Department of English, Manipur University will also attend the function as guests of honour. Director JNMDA, L Upendro Sharma will also deliver welcome address at the function.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Jun 25, 2016 12:12:02 am