Song Mangfade Sangai was released at the Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul in connection with the Manipur Sangai Festival 2022 on Saturday.
A folk song produced by using mordern technologies, Mangfade Sangai is sung by Dipu Khuraton Khunung.
Speaking at the occasion, art critic Rajmani Ayekpam said folk artistes should be proud of their talent as Manipur is known at international level due to their talent and not because of the bureaucratic officers. Sometimes, the indigenous folk songs need to be recorded with modern technologies to increase target audience, he added.
The music is composed by director PAL, Manipur, N Tiken Singh. Assistant music composer is Tonsing Khuraijam; Lyrics, producer and direction is by M Indrajit alias Meiraba Moirangcha.
Rajmani also said that the state government should take necessary steps to preserve Sangaithel, which is one of the original habitat of Sangai deer, apart from Keibul Lamjao.
The government should take necessary steps to promote the village as one of the habitats of the Sangai, he added.