IMPHAL | Oct 20
Governor of Manipur has conveyed her greetings to the people of the state, especially the beloved sisters on the auspicious occasion of Ningol Chakkouba festival, 2017.
In her message, she said, “The festival originally observed by the Meitei community, has now encompassed other communities in Manipur, a testimony to the increasing unity and integration in the state. This age old tradition of Manipur will reinforce the unique significance and primacy accorded to women in Manipuri society and encourages them to strive for peace and prosperity in the state.”
She further said, “The festival will herald an era of progress and prosperity in the region and promote unity, integrity and peaceful coexistence of all communities in the state. The festival will also reinforce the fraternal and protective bond that exists between brothers and sisters.”
Chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh has extended his warm greetings to the people of Manipur on the joyous occasion of Ningol Chakkouba festival which will be celebrated tomorrow.
In his message he said, “Ningol Chakkouba is one of the biggest festivals of Manipur which celebrates the unbreakable bond of love between brothers and sisters and which reinforces the care and affection of the parents for their daughters binding and reviving family relations. Though the festival is originally observed by the Meitei community, the celebration now extends to tother communities and tribes in Manipur thereby reinforcing unity amidst diversity in the state.”
“The festival promotes the feeling of peaceful co-existence and harmonies social life by reaffirming our faith in the traditional values of love and protection”, he added.
He further said, “Let us imbibe the ideals associated with this festival to foster the spirit of amity, harmony and goodwill in our lives.”
Deputy chief minister of Manipur, Yumnam Joykumar Singh has also expressed his greetings and wishes to the people of Manipur on the joyous occasion of Ningol Chakkouba festival.
He said, “Ningol Chakkouba festival symbolises the inherent relationship between the brothers, sisters and parents as well. Let the Ningol Chakkouba festival, the biggest and emotional festival of Manipuris which falls on 21st of this month (Hiyanggei Nini Panba), bring peace, unity and harmony amongst the people of Manipur.”
Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, Yumnam Khemchand Singh has extended his warm greetings and good wishes to the people of Manipur on the occasion of Ningol Chakkouba festival to be celebrated tomorrow.
He said, “Ningol Chakkouba signifies that married sisters and daughters are invited on this day, served with specially arranged food and then blessed with gifts for a perpetual happy and prosperous life in the years to come.”
GOC Red Shield Division has extended his greetings on the occasion of Ningol Chakkouba and Kut festivals to the people of the state wishing them happiness and joy.
He urged to strengthen the bond of love and unity among all communities to promote peaceful coexistence and a harmonious social life by reaffirming their faith in the traditional values of Manipur.
Information Public Relation minister has conveyed his warm greeting and best wishes to the people especially the Ningols of the state on the eve of Ningol Chakkouba which is one of the biggest festivals of the state.
In his message, he said that Ningols should be given a special place in our society and no Ningol should be deprived of their rights and prayed for women’s empowerment on the auspicious occasion.
He also prayed that the coming of this unique festival that celebrates the bond of love between brothers and sisters will strengthen the bond of love among the different communities residing in the state, it said adding that hoped that this festival will lead us to the path of peace, prosperity and happiness.
Social Welfare and Co-operation minister has expressed her heartfelt greetings of love and peace to the people of Manipur especially to all the Ningols of this soil on the auspicious and joyous occasion of Ningol Chakkouba festival.
In her message, she said, “As I represent the womenfolk of the state, this festival is indeed special for me. It is a festival that binds and revives the family relations between the married daughters/sisters and the parental family.”
She wished and hoped that this festival embodied the true essence of love and herald an era of progress and prosperity in the region to promote unity, integrity and peaceful coexistence of all communities in the state.
MAHUD minister, Th. Shyamkumar has greeted and conveyed his best wishes to the people of the state especially the women folk on the auspicious festival of Ningol Chakkouba.
In his message, he said, “Let the festival further tighten the bond of love between brothers and sisters of the state.”
He wished that the binds of love and peace among various communities will be revived with the festival of Ningol Chakkouba and also imbibe the ideals to foster the spirit of harmony, amity and goodwill.