Monday, November 27, 2006

The Saheed Minar


The symbol of the spirit of the manipuris,the inborn instinct feeling that we were born free and we will live free and this spirit was depicted by the king Tikendrajit against the British.Saheed Minar is a monument to honour martyr who sacrificed their life in the National Freedom Movement.
This tall Minar of Bir Tikendrajit Park at the heart of the Capital commemorates the indomitable spirit of Manipur martyrs who sacrificed their lives while fighting against the British in 1891.
Also It is a tribute to the courage and valour of the Manipuri martyrs (including the crown prince Tikendrajit) who laid down their lives while fighting against the British in 1891