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Another question about a Manipuri festival. This time what is the festival called "Chumpha"?

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Asked by Jaya Mali, 03 Apr '10 12:52 pm
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A festival of Tangkhul Nagas Celebrated for seven days in the month of December, the Chumpha festival is a great festival of the Tanghul Nagas. The festival is held after harvest. The last three days are devoted to social gatherings and rejoicing. Unlike other festivals women play a special role in the festival. The concluding part of the festival ends with a procession within the village
Answered by Chandra sekhar Krishnan, 03 Apr '10 12:53 pm

 
  
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The Chumpha Festival is an annual harvest Festival held in the state of Manipur every year.
This Festival is mainly celebrated by the Tanghul Nagas of Manipur, for whom it is one of the most important festivals and they celebrate this festival with great joy, merriment, fun and frolic.
The Festival is celebrated for seven days and a week after the harvest season in December.
During the last three days of the festival, cultural events are organized including dance and music performances.

Source: http://festivalsofindia.in/chumpha_festival/
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 03 Apr '10 12:55 pm

 
  
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