Shashikanta Meitei

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Nunggoibi
At this sacred place (known as Nunggoibi), the heads of slain enemies were buried with rites known as 'Huiyen Lallu Chanba' when the Kings returned victorious from battles. In 1891, five British officers including Mr. Quinton, the Chief Commissioner of Assam were beheaded and thei... Read more
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Origin of the Meiteis - Part 1 - By: Dr J Rimai The Land According to the literature review, Manipur was an independent kingdom before the colonization by the British Empire (Singh 2004, 4). However, the extent of the so-called Manipur border is in debate. Some scholars believe that it reached Kabou Valley in Myanmar (Burma) in the east, the Chinese territory in the north, and the Ahom kingdom of Assam in the northwest (Singh 1987, 2-3). This is challenged by the Nagas who inhabit the hills that surround the valley of Manipur. The Nagas say they were never under the rule of the Meitei kin Learn More...

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Manipur is a state of India, located in the northeastern part of the country. It is bordered by the Indian states of Nagaland to the north, Assam to the west, and Mizoram to the southwest and by Myanmar (Burma) to the south and east. Like other north Learn More...

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Khongjom ANGLO-MANIPUR WAR: The Anglo-Manipur War was an armed conflict between the British Empire and the Kingdom of Manipur. The war lasted between 31 March – 27 April 1891, ending in a British victory. Contents: 1 Background 2 War 3 Legacy Back Learn More...