Taboo is a forbidden activity, something that is not permitted, something that stands against social approval and is disallowed by norms of behavior. They are complete restrictions or prohibitions in saying or…
Author: Naorem Mohen
Do You Know Khongjais of Manipur Are Not Refugee
It was the far sighted policy of Tangkhul MP, Rungsung Suisa that he requested the Indian Government to grant relief fund for the refugee. His intention might be sincere and legitimate to check the illegal influx from the erstwhile Burma in the hills of Manipur. However, the refugee relief fund was a blunder to the indigenous khongjais of Manipur.
Do You Know Tangkhul Naga Labour Corps
Observing Tangkhul Naga Labour Corps Centennial is distorting the history of Manipur Labour Corps. Around 2000 men were recruited for the 22nd Manipur Labour Corps which was divided into four companies, consisting of 500 Meeteis, 700 Tangkhuls, 400 Kukis and 300 Mao tribes.
Reasons Why HAC Act is Anti State Act in Manipur
In any protest, be it for student scholarships, job reservation, free food or any freebies, one act the hill people recite in their mouth is HAC Act. It seems a god gifted boon. In fact, this Act is the one which is dividing Manipur into Hill and Valley.
Do You Know Relationship Between Manipur and Naga Hills
The Nagas regarded Manipur was the stronger power of the two alliances (Manipur and British). When Nagas turned down the ultimatum of British in 1833, Gambhir Singh marched upto Kohima and other Angami villages. He re-asserted the authority of Manipur over that area and reduces to submission several villages including Kohima.
Do You Know the Territory of Meetei Leibak
Lord Lansdowne used a significant term “The Manipur people” to mean both the people of the valley and the hills. However, the Political Agent used the term ‘Manipur’ to mean Meiteis who dwelt in the valley of Manipur.
Do You Know Kuranganayani Saved Ahom Kingdom
Princess Angousana with her courage and intelligence snatched away a well deserved victory in Ahom’s side. For her valour and patriotism, Ahom still remember Kuranganayani as the Magolu Kunwari.
Meetei Relationship With Paite and Lushai
The modern day history of Manipur is incomplete without Paite, Lushai and Khongjai. Do you know Meetei relationship with Paite and Lushai tribes of Mizoram? Paite are mentioned in the early records of Meetei and British as Sukte.
Do You Know Sanamahism Is the Oldest Religion
Do you know which is the oldest religion in the World? Sanamahism is the oldest religion in the World. Lainingthou Sanamahi is the supreme deity in Sanamahi religion. Hinduism conquered most of…
Do You Know Anal Tribes Worship Ibudhou Wangpuren
Do you know the Anal tribes living in the Chandel districts of Manipur worships Ibudhou Wangpuren (Wangbren)? The tribes have a strong faith in the Meetei deity. Whoever challenged the power of…