BRIEF NEWS: March 28, 2011

UPPK refutes IMPHAL, Mar 27 :The United People’s Party of Kangleipak (UPPK) has categorically refuted any connection whatsoever between the party and Amom Rajesh alias Raju Singh (18) s/o A Pishak of Wangoo Tera and Laishram Thoi alias Tomba s/o L Ranjit of Wangoo Chairen Sabal. Amom Rajesh and Laishram Thoi surrendered to the IG AR (S) and the DGP as UPPK cadres. Moreover, the two 9 mm pistols,...

Gaan-Ngai: A festival Of Zeliangrong People Of North-East

Gaan Ngai festival. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. Throughout out the history of human culture, certain days or periods of time have been set aside to commemorate, ritually celebrate or re-enact, or anticipate events or seasons’”agricultural, religious, or socio-cultural’”that give meaning and cohesiveness to an individual and to his religious, political, or socio-economic community. Because...

NIPCO Presents Gaan Ngai Gifts

IMPHAL, Jan 21: Taking full participation in the Gaan Ngai celebration, a post-harvest festival, of the Zeliangrong community, National Identity Protection Committee (NIPCO) has presented various gifts including eatable and clothing items. On the fourth day of the five-day long celebration today, an official team of NIPCO led by its president L Khupler Kom took full participation in the celebration...

Significance Of Gaan-Ngai Festival

Chakaan Gaan-Ngai is the greatest living festival of the Zeliangrong people of North East India. It is a religious and cultural festival. This festival signifies a distinct identity of Zeliangrong people. It is a kind of festival of mixture of the living and dead. The whole culture, religion and social life are interwoven in the performance of Gaan-Ngai. So, Gaan-Ngai as the backbone of Zeliangrong...