Imphal, Apr 27: An FIR was today lodged by former Manipur minister and chief of Khongjom War Memorial Trust M Hemanta stating that the inaugural memorial stone inscription, unveiled by President Pranab Mukherjee last Saturday, was missing. Mukherjee had unveiled the plaque, having his name embossed on it, to mark the inauguration of the War Memorial Monument-cum-Tourist Centre as part of the 125th anniversary of Khongjom Day celebrations which marked the last battle of the Anglo-Manipuri war of 1891. Also Read - From Pranab Mukherjee to Motilal Vora: List of Political Bigwigs Who Passed Away This Year

Hemanta, after filing the FIR at Khongjom police station, told PTI that the complaint named unknown miscreants who were responsible for the incident which came to light on April 24. Hemanta, who is also a spokesman of BJP Manipur Pradesh Committee, said he made an on-the-spot inspection of the site after seeing media report on April 24 that the plate had fallen off from his wooden structure in which it was attached to. (ALSO READ: Pranab Mukherjee to attend ‘Khongjom Day’ event in Manipur tomorrow) Also Read - ‘Motivated Excerpts’: Pranab Mukherjee's Son Wants to Review Book Before it is Published in January

However, he lodged the complaint on behalf of the Trust but not on behalf of BJP, the former Sports minister said. Hemanta further informed that another memorial stone plaque, inaugurated by former President V V Giri in 1972 at Khongjom, had also disappeared. Also Read - Pranab Mukherjee's Book Blames Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh For 2014 Poll Debacle