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Lamkang traditional wear renamed after Chandel MLA Olish

'Mjaar Ksen Knik; a traditional wear of Lamkang women, has been renamed 'Olish Knik' after the MLA of Chandel SS Olish, LNSL said.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 21 Jun 2022, 12:34 pm

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A traditional women's wear of Lamkang tribe, Mjaar Ksen Knik, has been renamed Olish Knik after the MLA of Chandel SS Olish following the approval given by the Lamkang tribe, sources said on Tuesday.

The titleship was handed over to the MLA during the Father's Day celebration held on June 9 at Thamlapokpi village, Chandel district, Manipur, said Lamkang Naga Snu Lop (LNSL).

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The LNSL stated in a release that the function was organised by Anbilish Humane and Edu-Care Charitable Trust Society, with five apex women tribe organisations namely LNSL, Tarao Chonu Jurrei (TCJ), Sirti Samuw Ruh (SSR), Chothe Samu Lâm (CSL) and Bijuur Shanuw Ruwrkheh (BSR).

The Mjaar Ksen Knik now Olish Knik, which was designed in the year 1983 by Sk Khungdon Donnu Leivonnu of Thamlakhuren village, is a symbol of pride for every Lamkang woman and the Lamkang community as a whole, it mentioned.

LNSL resolved to rename "Mjaar Ksen Knik" as "Olish Knik" on May 9 in its Assembly after considering the historic massive election win with a margin of 37,066 votes and wearing the traditional dress during oath-taking ceremony at the Manipur Assembly, it said. The same resolution was also approved by the other two apex body of the tribe namely the Lamkang Naga Kver Kunpun (LNKK) and the Lamkang Kurchuknao Kunpun (LKK), it added.

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The programme was also attended by Education Minister Th Basanta; CAFPD Minister L Susindro; MLA S Nishikant; MSCW chairperson Tiningpham Monsang; caretaker ADC chairman of Chandel D Ringo Lamkang, among other CSOs leaders, it added.

Also Read: Lamkang civil bodies express hope of BJP's Olish fulfilling people's aspirations in Chandel AC

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First published:21 Jun 2022, 12:06 pm

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SS OlishMjaar Ksen Knikchandel MLAtraditional wearLamkang tribelamkang womenOlish Knik

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