Enjoy Luira Phanit Festival of Tangkhul Tribe

Tug of war between tangkhul men and women during luira phanit festival is very enjoyable

Luira Phanit festival of Tangkhul is one of the most important festivals. This is very auspicious for the community. Luira Phanit or Luita Phanit is widely celebrated at Poi (Pui), Shirui, Lunghar, Longpi, Hunphun and various other villagers in Ukhrul districts from 27 to 29th January 2014. We were fortunate to enjoy the Luira Phanit … Read more Enjoy Luira Phanit Festival of Tangkhul Tribe

Meetei Are Hill Tribes of Manipur

Lai lam thokpa ceremony of Meetei tribes

The Lai people, ancestors of Meetei tribe dwells in the Koubru Peak. They started shifting cultivation in present day Lairou (Lailou) in the Senapati district of Manipur. In fact, Koubru is the cradle of human civilization. Indigenous native people of this land are all tribals. In short, Meetei are hill tribes. From the hills, civilization … Read more Meetei Are Hill Tribes of Manipur

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