IMPHAL, December 13: Ojha Sanajaoba dreamt of a Manipuri society driven by the innovative youth and dedicated his last publication to the youth, stated Dr Dhanabir Laishram while speaking at the fourth death anniversary observation of the activist at the Ojha Sanajaoba Memorial Complex at Leirikyengbam Leikai today.
Dr Dhanabir further said Ojha Sanajaoba gave importance on development of the innovative abilities of the youth and constantly encouraged them. His philosophy of a new society was based on placing steadfast confidence on the youth. Global support of his ideas can be drawn from the latest development which showed that persons between 25 to 38 years of age are linked with most advanced inventions and researches. He made an appeal to the managing trustees of the Ojha Sanajaoba Memorial Trust to give additional focus on promotion of research works and thesis production among local youths by following the ideals set by Sanajaoba.
Dr Dhanabir said the ideology of Ojha Sanajaoba was marked by illustrious theoretical prospects, deep observation and right recommendation from time to time with sharp decision. The vacuum left by his demise in our society cannot be filled up by anyone, he stated. His interpretation of political economy was very deep and he was a leader who always tried to find an alternative system not replicate or repair the system, he added.
In the key not and welcome address delivered speech by the S Bhubol Managing Trustee, OSMT said that Ojha Snajaoba was bone on December 30 and expired on December 13.
From last year on December 30 the managing trust organised Ojha Snajaoba Memorial Lecture programme. He said this year the eminent theatre personality Ratan Thiyam will deliver lecture speech on day of OjhaSanajaoba Memorial Lecture programme. He further stated that Ojha written is based on the historical fact.
Managing trustee, S Bhubol said the trust has been organising a memorial lecture on December 30, the day of his birth, from last year. Eminent theatre personality Ratan Thiyam will be delivering the main lecture, he informed.
Solutions of many problems existing today can be found in the articles of Ojha Sanajaoba, he said and added that his articles are based on historical facts. He has profound knowledge of the past, present and future of the society and knew the importance of discussing the present and future problems, S Bhubol.
Columnist H Sanajaoba described Ojha Sanajaoba that he was an organic intellectual person. He knew the ancient history, present situation, and think deeply for the future of the Manipuri society. He was a key brain behind the establishment of All Manipur Student Union in the year 1965. He wrote on human rights and activities for self-determination for the people who are deprived by the government. In his career, he engaged in the equal development of hills and valley on language and work culture etc. it is not surprising that on news of his demise, his enemies expressed deep sorrow and regret, he added.
Sairem Nilbir Member Kangla Fort Board, Prof N Rajmuhon, President of the trust, Md Abdul Hakim Shah, Secretary State Minority Commission, Dr. Thathang Vaiphei Asst Professor Centre for Inclusive and Exclusive studies MU, and Dr Ngalengam Prof. Of Political Science, IGNTU, RCM were present as chief guest, president and guest of honour respectively.