What is better than to start with the occasion of New Year? Cheiraoba festival is the new year festival of New year which is celebrated with the same grandeur and pomp like the rest of the world. The only difference is that here this occasion is celebrated in a traditional manner and many customs are performed on the day. This festival is known to be as highly sacred for the inhabitants of Manipur and hence all of them decorate their houses by cleaning them and then worship their local deity. The festival takes place in the month of April according to their calendar and people visit the state to have a glimpse of the fiesta.
The festival is largely celebrated by some dance and music along with meeting each other and giving them wishes for the upcoming year.
The most distinct thing that happens on this day is that locals climb the hill top as a depiction of rise of human and for better tomorrow.
Relatives visit each other and present gifts on the occasion to wish each other a very happy new year.
The festival is a grand one in the state of Manipur. People can easily reach the state via various transport options available to Imphal, its capital city. The airport is about 8 kms from the city and the nearest railway station is Kohima which is further connected to other cities of India.
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14 April 2019
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