15th EMA Annual Social Gathering 2016 Winchester,UK

Annual EMA Social gathering 2016 just concluded on 29th May 2016 after a 3-day event held at Maxwell Activity Centre Winchester, Hampshire once again with all the Manipuri diaspora from UK and Europe. Yet again, the children made the event ever so special. Their arts and crafts show was highly appreciable and their fashion show was the highlight of it all. Well done to the talented kids. Food was great too with all the mouth watering traditional manipuri dishes. “Arangfam committee” needs a special mention…

EMA Ningol Chakouba Celebration 2015

European Manipuri Association (EMA) celebrated Ningol Chakouba on 14th November 2015 at Borstal, Kent in the UK, a day later than in Manipur. It was a hugely successful event with new and existing members gathering from all over Europe. Highlight of the event was the Food and most importantly Ningol Dokhina Thouram. Although the show was stolen by the kids shouting, running and playing around. On the menu were mouth-watering Sareng thongba, Rou ataoba thongba, ooti, chagem pomba, khamen kanghau, thambou sinju, bora and other…

13th EMA Annual Social Gathering at Coldblow Farm, Maidstone Kent , UK

Office of the European Manipuri Association(EMA) London, United Kingdom EMA Annual Social Gathering and Convention 2014 has concluded at Kent, UK The Annual Social Gathering and Convention for the year 2014 of the European Manipuri Association has been concluded on 15th June 2014 at Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom.  The gathering started on the evening of 13th June by members arriving at Coldblow farm, situated on top of the Kent Downs in the South East of England. The farm is located in an area of outstanding…

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).  …