Sajibu Cheiraoba festival celebrated in Manipur with religious fervor

Posted on:09 Apr 2016 12:47:08

Sajibu Cheiraoba festival celebrated in Manipur with religious fervor
09 April 2016 Current Affairs: The traditional festival of Sajibu Cheiraoba was celebrated in Manipur to mark the beginning of a new year with cultural gusto and religious fervor. The festival is mainly observed on the first lunar day of the lunar month Sajibu (March/April) by the Meiteis community, a majority ethnic group of Manipur. Celebrations On the occasion of Sajibu Cheiraoba, People clean and decorate their houses and arrange joint family feast. Traditional cuisines are offered to local deities at the entrance gates of the houses. After meals, people start climbing nearby hills in the afternoon to offer prayers. Thabal Chongba, a local folk dance is also being organized at different locations of Manipur valley.


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