IDPD demands all nuclear weapons states to join TPNW
Seminar on TPNW in Imphal capital of Manipur in North East India
The Manipur state unit of the Indian Doctors for Peace and Development (IDPD) held a seminar on “Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons – A Landmark Event to Abolish Nuclear Weapons” on 20th February 2021. The seminar was presided by Dr Moirangthem Nara Singh, President of the unit. Dr Arun Mitra – Co President IPPNW was the main speaker on the occasion. Through a power point presentation he gave detailed account of the disastrous effect of nuclear weapons. He highlighted the role of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear Weapons (IPPNW) in raising the humanitarian consequence of the nuclear weapons. He said that at the initiative of IPPNW the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) came into being. The TPNW is a big achievement of the ICAN and a moral victory of the peace movement. But much needs to be done to make the nuclear weapons possessing countries to join the treaty. Dr Ksh Manglem Singh – General Secretary of the Manipur state unit welcomed the guests and said that they would involve people at large to build public opinion for a nuclear weapons free world. Others who addressed include Dr. Chaurajit Ksh - Vice President of IDPD Manipur State, Dr. Y Mohen Singh – Vice President of IDPD Manipur state, Dr. Syed Burhanuddin - Senior Consultant Surgeon, Dr. Nandini Elangbam – ENT Surgeon and Dr. MD . Rakibuddin -Assistant Secretary IDPD Manipur.
Dr Arun Mitra