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Shashikanta Meitei

Sat, Mar 21, 2020 Edited Manipur Affairs
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Nungjeng Eekon and other ponds

This is a sacred pond believed to be the abode of Lord Pakhangba. It is located to the north-west of the "Uttra". Religious rituals are performed here. Besides this, there are other holy ponds like "Chingkhei Nungjeng", "Manung Nungjeng" and "Lai Pukhri" etc #History
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Kangla Fort in Imphal The existence of this fort dates back to 33 AD, when the mythical God-King of Manipur, Nongda Lairen Pakhangba first ascended the throne. It was gradually renovated and developed by successive kings who ruled the place. #Puwari Learn More...

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