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Mary Kom lends support to Save Loktak Campaign
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 IMPHAL, March 10 – London Olympic medalist boxer MC Mary Kom has joined the musical campaign on NE tour 2013 to save the threatened Loktak, the largest freshwater lake in eastern India.

With a series of musical concerts besides awareness programme, the State’s multi-faceted singer, composer and music director Ranbir Thouna is initiating the musical campaign “Save Loktak, Our Life”.

Releasing a T-shirt for the campaign at her Imphal home, Mary said, “It gives me immense pleasure to have launched Thouna’s musical campaign. I would also insist the people to extend support towards saving our historic and precious possessions,” the boxer and mother of twin sons added.

Later speaking to media, Ranbir said, “After March 17 Guwahati campaign, similar campaigns will be held at Silchar on March 19, followed by Moreh and Imphal on March 23 and April 9 respectively.”

The five-year-old musical campaign began on April 9, 2009, to save the threatened Loktak lake which was

declared as a Ramsar site

in 1996.

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