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…

Message for NAMA convention

Maintaining the close relationship with the North American Manipuri Association (NAMA), Mr.  Biswajit Okram, the Chairperson of the European Manipuri  Association (EMA) has sent a goodwill message to NAMA on behalf of EMA for their Annual Gathering Meeting held on 5th July 2013. An audio clip of the message is being uploaded here.

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…

Colonial Instrument in Democratic India: A Case of Armed Forces Special Power Acts 1958

 *By:- Ningthoujam Rameshchandra   Abstract: The erstwhile Asiatic Kingdom of Manipur which was contentiously merged with India is experiencing armed conflict to exercise the right to self-determination since 1949. The prolonged armed conflict between the state and non-state has created an armed conflict situation. The state actors in order to suppress the voice for self-determination are deploying thousands of security forces with special powers without the consent of the state. The special power -Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 is a colonial legacy where the…

11th EMA Annual Social Gathering 02nd to 04th June 2012 – Peak District, Derbyshire, England

PRESS RELEASE —————————- 18th June, 2012 European Manipuri Association (EMA) London, United Kingdom Website: ema-europe.org Email: contact(at)ema-europe(dot)org EMA held its 11th EMA Annual Social Gathering from 02nd to 04th June, 2012   London, UK: The Annual General Meeting and Social Gathering of the European Manipur Association (EMA) was recently held from the 02th to 04th of June at Heather sage , a picturesque village in Peak District, Derbyshire. It’s one of the most scenic holiday sites in the midlands of England, United Kingdom, very popular for walkers…