The 23 year old IAS topper Haulianlal Guite, from
Churachandpur district ranking 33rd position, probably the youngest among
toppers of the state sees potential in Manipur in producing toppers in good
Comparing the past performance of the state and the present he said, `My
achievement is the testimony that we have potential`, in an exclusive interview
with the IFP.
The Bachelor student of Philosophy who graduated from St. Stephen College, DU,
is the eldest of four siblings of Dr. Thangchinkhup Guite (father) MHA, USA and
Dr. Dr. Paozachiin Guite, an eye specialist.
The young topper expressed his desire in preserving the ecology of Manipur and
arranging alternative livelihood for those whose activities is threatening it.
He is also willing to work for encouragement of animal husbandry and improvement
of road connectivity.
He observed the need of reformation of the education system in the state
especially the Matriculation. He maintained that the syllabus is somewhat narrow
when compared to others.
Haulianlal further suggested the need for introducing logical reasoning which he
sees as a helpful tool in studies and appearing in competitive examinations and
asserted that he does not believe in `punishment`™ but productive measures to
encourage students. And most importantly, he lamented on the lack of Library
facilities in the schools of Manipur. `These things are vital, my success and
experiences is a testimony` he said.
He did his schooling till six standards at St. Joseph Churachandpur, which he
termed as the `formative years`™ for it was the first time that he have ever
been exposed to public speaking. He shifted his school from seven standards at
the St. Paul institute, Churachandpur, and matriculated from there. And He
received his higher secondary studies at the Air Force School, New Delhi.