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Manipur CM, governor, Power minister, Speaker extend Cheiraoba wishes

Governor La Ganesan in his message stated that for the Hindu Meiteis, Cheiraoba symbolises the coming of a new year and is a festival celebrated by every household with great enthusiasm and gaiety.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 13 Apr 2022, 5:29 pm

Manipur CM N Biren Singh (L) and governor La Ganesan
Manipur CM N Biren Singh (L) and governor La Ganesan

Mnaipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and Governor La Ganesan on Wednesday extended greetings and well wishes to the people of the state on the occasion of Cheiraoba which falls on Thursday.

In his message, CM Biren stated that the festival marks the onset of a new year and expresses values of prosperity. On this auspicious day, married women give presents to their parents and brothers, while the youth seek blessings from the elders in the family, he added.

People climb local hills on this day, with the hope of reaching new heights of success and achievements in days to come, he mentioned. Encouraging the people to work hard together with renewed vigour and dedication for the development of the state, N Biren invited the people to live together with respect for one another, and by preserving the rich culture and tradition we inherit from our ancestors.

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Governor La Ganesan in his message stated that for the Hindu Meiteis, Cheiraoba symbolises the coming of a new year and is a festival celebrated by every household with great enthusiasm and gaiety.

Inviting the people to rededicate to strive towards the goal for bringing peace, prosperity and progress in every household of the state, he extended well wishes for the coming New Year to dispel the dark and bring in light to the state for a better future.

Power Minister Th Biswajit Singh and speaker Manipur Legislative Assembly Th Satyabrata Singh also extended greetings and well wishes to the people of the state on the occasion of Cheiraoba on Thursday.

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In his message, Th Biswajit stated that Cheiraoba which is observed every year on April 14 symbolises the arrival of a new year for the Hindu Meiteis and it is celebrated with great enthusiasm.

Th Satyabrata in his message invited the people of the state to “clean and decorate our houses and join family feast with a spirit of happiness and optimism, while offering traditional cuisines to local deities at the entrance gate of our houses”.

Urging the people to offer prayers and indulge in the entertainments of the festivals all the while following the SOP guidelines strictly, he extended well wishes for this Cheiraoba to bring peace, happiness, prosperity and good health to the people of the state.  

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First published:13 Apr 2022, 5:24 pm

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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