Manipur Information

The picturesque State of Manipe has nearly 90% of its total land area hilly and under forest cover. The meitis are Vaishnavite Hindus and live plains, while over two dozen different tribe’s live in hills and profess Christianity. Manipur became a State in March 1972. The Capital is Imphal. a captivating place with its famous golden shrin Govind Manipur dances are per formed with great religious fervors Polo is said to have originated here Local versions of polo and hockc matches are held here. The places worth visiting here are the State Museum famous for ancient historical relics, war implements, costumes and other art objects, Kelbul Lamjao, the National Park, famous for its floating island sanctuary and the rare brown antlered deer. Ukhrul, 70 km. north east of Imphal and a popular hill resort and Logtak Lake, a great attraction for naturalists, ornithologists, angler and boating enthusiasts. Imphal is linked with Guwahati, Silchar and Calcutta by air Dimapur is the nearest railhead. There are regular buses for Imphal from Dimapur run by Manipur State Transport Corporation. Accommodation at Imphal includes some good Indian style hotels.

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