Imphal, Dec 9,
Ningol Chakouba Organizing Committee, Delhi successfully organised 4th Ningol Chakouba celebration at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium, India Gate, New Delhi alst month. A statement said around 5000 guests including dignitaries and individuals from different communities took part in the grand celebration.
The celebration was organised to showcase the richness of our unique cultural heritage and the aesthetic values through participation, interaction and by providing the glimpse of live events with a view to strengthen relationships with people from different cultures, a statement said.
Special highlight of this year’s event was the felicitation of 15 most successful women achievers who held from Manipur but they may be residing in any part of the country or world. These women achievers include sports women, entrepreneurs, professionals, models, actress, social entrepreneurs etc. who have shown exceptionally and outperformed others in their respective fields namely renown folk singer L. Bedabati, folk artist Dhanarani Devi, prestigious Khel Ratna Awardees Kunjarani Chanu, Meerabai Chanu, Model and Actress Lin Laishram, Producer and Entrepreneur Vimala RK, first Indian Women (International Medal winner) body builder Momota Yumnam, Political activist Linda Newmai, Social activist Dr. Alana Golmei, Film Producer & Social Worker Dr. Sangita Chanu, Mrs. Earth contestant Oinam Shilla Chanu, M. Lilabati (Professional), Aruna Kshetri (Health), H. Shubhra Devi and S. Jeena Devi (Entrepreneurs), and Kheroda Sharma (Zumba).
Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi’s appearance in traditional Manipuri attires surprises everyone and was a proud moment for the organizing committee as well as the Manipuri diaspora in Delhi. Everyone present in the function emphasises on the importance of the event not only for promoting the richness of our culture; but for strengthening national integrity and harmony.
The organizing committee invited 15 brahmins from Manipur for the occasion to prepare the special dishes in traditional Manipur flavours .
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