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Mrs. Hume’s pheasant-state bird of manipur and mizoram

Mrs. Hume’s pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae), also known as Hume’s pheasant or bar-tailed pheasant, is a large, up to 90 cm long, forest pheasant with a greyish brown head, bare red facial skin, chestnut brown plumage, yellowish bill, brownish orange iris,… Continue Reading →

Magnificent mary

Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom (born 1 March 1983), also known as MC Mary Kom, or simply Mary Kom, is a boxer from Manipur, India. She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won… Continue Reading →

World’s longest hunger striker

Irom Chanu Sharmila (born 14 March 1972), also known as the “Iron Lady of Manipur” or “Mengoubi” (“the fair one”) is a civil rights activist, political activist, and poet from the Indian state of Manipur. On 2 November 2000, she… Continue Reading →

Oldest Polo ground in the World

Polo is a team sport played on horseback. The objective is to score goals against an opposing team. Players score by driving a small white plastic or wooden ball into the opposing team’s goal using a long-handled mallet. The traditional… Continue Reading →

Types of Marriage – Tamenglong District, Manipur

In┬áTamenglong District, Manipur – Besides normal marriage like by engagement or by elopement there are also other kinds of marriage. Noumang-mei-Nou-kao (Marriage by Service): With the agreement of both parties the boy stay at the girl’s parents’ house and stay… Continue Reading →

Black Rice

Black Rice or Purple Rice or Magic Rice or Forbidden Rice. Black Rice is actually dark purple in colour. This rice is mainly used in Manipur and China. It is mainly used as a dressing or decoration in many other… Continue Reading →

Dry States – No Alcohol

In India, consumption of alcohol is prohibited in the states of Gujarat, Manipur, Mizoram , Kerala and Nagaland, as well as the union territory of Lakshadweep. Kerala is implementing prohibition in phased manner. Source:

Hottest Chili

The bhut jolokia also known as bih jolokia, u-morok, ghost pepper, ghost chili pepper, red naga chili, Naga Jolokia, and ghost chili is India’s Hottest Chilli. It is cultivated in Bangladesh and Indian states of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. In… Continue Reading →

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