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Centre honours freedom fighters Matmur Jamoh, Moje Riba

Itanagar, Sep 18 (UNI) Commemorating the 75th year of India’s Independence - ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’, the North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), Ministry of Culture, Govt of India has honoured the freedom fighters from Arunachal Pradesh - Matmur Jamoh and Moje Riba, who made supreme sacrifices in the freedom struggle of the country.
As recognition of their supreme sacrifices, the Dimapur-based NEZCC in collaboration with the Directorate of Art & Culture, Government of Arunachal Pradesh today honoured the ‘revolutionary freedom fighters’ from the state by presenting mementos and certificates to their kith and kin in a function at the MPCC building at Naharlagun.
Late Matmur Jamoh, a native of Yagrung village, East Siang district with his team of seven members had murdered the then British Assistant Political Officer of Sadiya, Noel Williamson, and medical officer Dr Gregorson on March 31, 1911 along with their entire entourage of sepoys and coolies at Komsing and Pangi villages respectively which led to famous Anglo-Abor war of 1911.
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