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Friday, January 22, 2021

State of Nostalgia: Manipur

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MANIPUR 

Prithiviraj shares his memories of Manipur

Manipur.Indian Link
Manipur, also known as “The Switzerland of India” has long been a hidden jewel. Its beauty lies in the serene landscapes, exotic wildlife, vibrant culture, adventurous people and exotic cuisines.
Its rich flora and fauna cannot be ignored: the Sangai, a rare and endangered subspecies of brow-antlered deer is found only here, as is the Shirui Lily, a rare flower which grows only in the Shirui Hills.
A cultural stand-out is its traditional dance forms, ranging from Raas Lila to Tangkhul Naga Dance.
Manipur is also the birthplace of the modern polo game. It is a sporting power house of India, being home to the legendary boxer MC Mary Kom. In the Rio Olympic Games 2016, six Manipuri players are part of the Indian team.

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Prithiviraj Potsangbam IT Professional (Sydney)

Manipur.Indian Link

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