Thangjam Dhabali Singh conferred ‘Order of Rising Sun’ by Japan

Thangjam Dhabali Singh conferred ‘Order of Rising Sun’ by Japan

Thangjam Dhabali Singh conferred ‘Order of Rising Sun’ by Japan

Thangjam Dhabali Singh, Manipuri allopathic doctor On April 30, 2020 conferred with “Order of Rising Sun- Gold and Silver Rays” by the Japan government

About “Order of Rising Sun

    • The ”Order of the Rising Sun” is conferred on persons with achievements in international relations, promotion of Japanese culture, environmental preservation, welfare or achievements in their fields.
    • It was established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji and created on April 10, 1875, as the first national decoration of Japan.
    • The Order of the Rising Sun is Japan’s highest award

Why Japan govt gave that highest honor?

    • It is for his promotion of better understanding of Japan in India and deepening ties between the two nations
    • The Japan Government conferred the decoration on Singh while announcing the names of the foreign recipients of the Spring Decoration 2020

About Thangjam Dhabali Singh

    • He belongs to Manipur
    • Thangjam Dhabali Singh is the founder and the former president of the Manipur Tourism Forum (MTF)
    • He organised the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Imphal of the Second World War
      Japanese citizens, officials from the Embassy of Japan in India participated in the event
    • The Imphal Peace Foundation launched with support from the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and the Nippon Foundation of Japan on June 22 last year
    • Manipur Tourism Forum played an important role in giving shape to it during Dhabali Singh’s tenure as president of the forum.

About Japan:

  • Capital– Tokyo.
  • Currency– yen.
  • Prime Minister (PM)– Shinzō Abe.

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