Today is New Year “Cheiraoba” in Manipur

Manipur, a North Eastern state with glorious history, today celebrates its new year “Cheiraoba”. On this day, people in Manipur calibrates by organising feasts and offering prayers.

Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh in his message to the people said, “Let us resolve to set new goals and strive for individual as well as collective wellbeing.” The CM appealed to the people to work for unity and dedicate themselves to make Manipur a more peaceful and prosperous state.

Governor Gurbachan Jagat of the state also expressed hope that the new year would usher in an era of peace, prosperity and progress and usher in peaceful co-existence among all sections of the people.

During this new year celebration, Meitei people climb hill tops to signify advent of human civilisation. People exhange gifts among themselves.

Manipur is known as sports powerhouse as well as infamous for having most number of insurgency groups in India.

We wish all people of Manipur veyr happy and prosperous new year and hope AFSPA would be removed from Manipur soon!

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