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About

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Manipur (/?m?n?p?r/ (About this soundlisten)) is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. It is bounded by the Indian st...
Manipur
History Info
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After the war, British India moved towards independence, and the princely states which had existed alongside it became responsible for their own exter...
Manipur
Freedom & Formation Modern
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In 1824, the ruler of Manipur entered into a subsidiary alliance with the British Empire in the Indian subcontinent, which became responsible for Mani...
Manipur
Eras & Colonialism Imperial Period
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By the medieval period, marriage alliances between royal families of the Manipur kingdom, Ahom (Assam) and Burma had become common. Medieval era Manip...
Manipur
Eras & Colonialism Medieval
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The history of Manipur Meities is chronicled in Puyas or Puwaris (stories about the forefathers), namely, the Ninghthou Kangbalon, Cheitharol Kumbaba,...
Manipur
Eras & Colonialism Eras
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Captain Robert Stewart and Lieutenant Joseph Sherer1] of the British colonial era first watched locals play a rules-based pulu or sagolkangjei (litera...
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Sports Polo
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Mukna is a popular form of wrestling. Mukna Kangjei, or Khong Kangjei, is a game which combines the arts of mukna (wrestling hockey) and Kangjei (Cane...
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Sports
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Manipuri Muslims, known locally as Meitei Pangal, constitute about 8.3% of the state population as per 2011 census. Sufi saint, Shaikh Shah Jalal d-D?...
Manipur
Religion Islam
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Folk religions are practised by the Meitei people. These religions have a long history in Manipur. Sanamahism is the ancient indigenous animistic reli...
Manipur
Religion Meiteism and Sanamahi
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Christianity is the religion of 41% of the people in the state. It was brought by Protestant missionaries to Manipur in the 19th century. In the 20th ...
Manipur
Religion Christianity
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