Manipur - The Jewel of the East (DVD)

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Sujit ChakrabortyIndira Gandhi National Centre for The Arts 1 hr. 33 sec.
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Director: Sujit Chakraborty
Duration: 1 hr. 33 seconds Approx
Format: DVD

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Manipur the beautiful land inhabited by “maeties” community who are in majority here. Tongkul Nagas and over 19 small tribes also are part of population who have rich history and culture. In this documentary an attempt has been made to cover their culture, rituals, festivals and much more.

There is a world famous “Kangla” fort-reminder of Manipur’s glorious past. Further, one can see “Nupeelal” statues, Shaheed Meenar, INA Memorial (The first place of India where Netajee Subhash Chandra Bosh hoisted the flag of Indian National Army).

If the states history is rich, the culture is equally vibrant. Many people prefer church marriages, “Dhol-Cholom”, Rasleela is a real treat to the eyes. People enjoy their life through various games. Polo here is called “Sagal Kanjayi”, Boat Race called “Keing Tanaba”, “Kang’ etc. which are within the broad aspects of their life style.

Manipur is a land of rich handicrafts, art of making pottery, special dolls, handlooms need a special mention. Also Manipur has immense trust on Shri Vijay Gobind, Godess “Panthvebi”, godess “Saramahi”, they celebrates 10 days “Jagannath Rathyatra” also.

Today although the capital Imphal has became much more advance but the small villages and towns still maintain the traditional values and ways of life along with their own traditional belief system.

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