South East Asia Cultural Organisation (SEACO) while terming the Ningol Chakouba festival as a unique traditional festival to strengthen the bondage of between brothers and sisters and maternal fathers of the married women of our society, called upon the people of the state to celebrate the festival with the spirit of our traditional fervour. In a press statement the organisation appealed the people of the state not to have race in presentation of costly gifts to their near and dear sisters or daughter. SEACO also reminded that there are also familiar festival of the kind observed by other communities like Bhai Dooj, Raksha Bandhan to bridge the bondage of relationship between brothers and sisters. Manipur too have been observing the tradition in its own style but some changes has been brought after the advent of Hindu religion, at which the organisation term it as unfortunate. SEACO also also wish the people of the state especially the sisters and mothers to lead a prosperous life.