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Commemoration of Battle of Torbung - 70th Anniversary Battle of Imphal

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Imphal, May 19,2014 : "Battle of Torbung " , a fierce battle fought during 2nd World War was observed today at Tollen Village, Torbung, Churachnadpur District with 2 surviving 2nd World War veterans from Manipur - Kaikhai Kuki (92 years) of 1st Assam Regiment and Mr. Kaijakap Kuki (91 years) of 2nd Assam Regiment as Special Guests. The function was organised as a part of the three month long observation of the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Imphal WW-II by the Manipur Tourism Forum and 2nd World War Imphal Campaign Foundation.

In the commemoration function Mr. Lienlal Khongsai, Village Chief Tollen Village and Arambam Angamba, co-convenor, organizing committee attended as chief guest and president, respectively.

Speakers at the function stressed on the significance of organizing the function.

During the reteat of the 17th Division towards the plains of Imphal along the Tiddim road the Japanese had managed to erect raodblock at certain locations. MS 34 at Torbung was one of them where fierce battle was fought to dominate the route. 48th Allied Infantry brigade was called in from the Sugunu area to counter the road block at this MS 34. Ultimately, the Allied Force succeeded in destroying the road block and proceeding towards Imphal plains.

The 2 suviving war vetarans also narrated about their personal accounts of the battles they took part in various places of Burma (Myanmar). Kaikhai mentioned that he was trained in Calcutta (Kolkata). And from Madras (Chennai) he was transported to Burma as the retreating Japanese were fighting with the Allieds.

Rajeshwor Yumnam, Secratary of the Organising Committee informed that the Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Battle of Imphal was inaugurated on March 23, 2014 and would be concluded on June 28, 2014. The programmes to oraganised before the concluding functions are Observation at Red Hill (Maibam Lokpa Ching) on May 29, Battle of Motbung on June 7, Llift of Imphal Siege/Milstone 109 on June 22, Battle of Bishnupur on June 12 and Silchar Track on June 25.

- Organising Committee, 70th Anniversary Battle of Imphal (WWII)

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