The European Manipuri Association (EMA) has celebrated ‘NINGOL CHAKKOUBA’ 2013 in London

The association of Manipuri Diasporas in Europe, the European Manipuri Association (EMA), has celebrated the much coveted festival ‘Ningol Chakkouba’ in London at St. Georges ChurchHall Burford Road, East Ham. London, E63NB with around 50 people (including children) attending the festival. 19 among them were ‘Ningols’, a Manipuri word for female siblings. This was by far the biggest ever Ningol Chakkouba EMA has ever organised in Europe. The celebration was adorn more beautifully with the ‘Ningols’ attending in their traditional Meitei /ethnic attires, special ladies…

EMA Ningol Chakkouba 2013

___________________________________________________________________  The European Manipuri Association, United Kingdom Invitation for Ningol Chakkouba 2013 by European Manipuri Association — Date : 26th Oct, 2013 — Dear EMA members, Here comes another good reason for all the Manipuris in Europe to celebrate. EMA committee would like to invite all manipuris living in Europe along with their well wishers for the Ningol Chakkouba celebration. We would be grateful if you can kindly confirm asap as confirming early will help ease the work of the organisers. We suggest a sub committee…

12th EMA Annual Social Gathering and General Body Meeting at Worcester, Birmingham , UK

Worcester, UK, 29th May, 2013 A two day annual convention of the European Manipuri Association (EMA), Annual Social Gathering and General Body Meeting has just concluded on 27th May 2013. The convention began from the evening of the 25th at the Highball Country Centre which is an attractive Victorian building at Worcester, near Birmingham. This is one of the most scenic holiday sites in the midlands of England, United Kingdom, very popular for walkers and rock climbers. Like every year members and friends of European…

Annual Social Gathering, 2013

___________________________________________________________________  The European Manipuri Association, United Kingdom Dated: 10th Feb, 2013 Announcement: Annual Social Gathering, 2013 ——————————— The Executive Committee of EMA is pleased to announce the details of this year’s Annual Social Gathering.                                                                Dates         : Saturday, 25th May– Monday, 27th May 2013                            …

Ningol Chakkouba Celebration 2012 at London

Office of the European Manipuri Association (EMA), UK Dated 26th November 2012 Ningol Chakkouba Celebration 2012 at London   London: Upholding the culture and tradition of Manipur, the Pibas’ of European Manipuri Association (EMA) organised this year’s Ningol Chakkauba on 24th November 2012 at East Ham, London. Like every year, the traditional feast was attended by Ningols of various ethnic communities of Manipur residing in different parts of Europe. It’s also one of the rare occasions where people from Manipur residing in Europe come together…

Some comments on the discourse of ILP

*By:- Ningthoujam Rameshchandra “If Inner line permit (ILP) is not implemented in the state at the earliest, indigenous people of Manipur would be crushed down by the migrant population and the present MLAs[1] would not be able to hold the post of even a Pradhan[2] then”, – Sapamcha Jadumani, president of local NGO called Federation of Regional Indigenous Society (FREINDS) has drawn public attention for the re-implementation of ILP system in Manipur during his recent public speaking in Imphal recently (Hueiyen News Service, 2012).  …

A tribute to Irish people !

*By Bishwajit Okram   Fluorescent jacket flashes in the dark, man and woman, old and young, walks or runs, even though beastly weather plays havoc almost round the year, is quite common in Ireland even during dark, long winter days. This is Ireland, the emerald island, sports is at the heart of everyone’s life. Running and walking appears to be a part of their culture. Not for winning the fastest but for winning within. On seeing them running even in the wet, one would be agog…