Altogether, eight women from different religions who are married to Meiteis participated in the Ningol Chakkouba celebration.
IFP Editorial: Manipuri tribes had been aligning themselves with the Naga brotherhood espoused by AZ Phizo years ago while Kukis are trying to consolidate the Kuki-Chin-Mizo brotherhood for a separate aspiration as opposed to the Naga aspiration. Meanwhile, Meiteis were caught in a time-warp.
Having religion or separate culture does not necessarily constitute the prime reason to include a particular community to be in the list of ST, ATSUM stated.
The traditional outhouse of Meiteis commonly known as ‘Mamang Sang-goi’, was built in 1920 by Laitonjam Atol Singh.