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20 Nov 2019 | 10:52 AM UTC

India: Sangai festival to be held in Manipur state November 24-30

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Sangai celebrations to be held in Manipur state November 24-30; anticipate heightened security presence and transportation disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/20/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/30/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION Manipur, Imphal (Manipur state)

Event

Manipur state will host the Sangai festival from Sunday, November 24, through Saturday, November 30, in celebration of the state's culture and to promote tourism. Events will be held statewide, with the largest celebrations taking place in the capital, Imphal, and in the Hapta Kangjeibung, Lamboi Khongnangkhong, and Keibul Lamjao areas. Business and transportation disruptions, along with heightened security measures, are possible during the festival across Manipur, including at Imphal International Airport (IMF) and on the state's main highways.

Advice

Individuals in Manipur state are advised to avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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