Manipur celebrates Gaan Ngai festival

  • Zeliangrong community of Manipur has celebrated the Gaan Ngai festival on 4th Jauary 2023.
  • This festival also marks the end of the year when the farmers have stored their foodgrain in their ganeries.
  • They show their gratitude by offering to the almighty a good harvest and praying for a better life.
  • It is a custom to produce new fire by rubbing dry wood and split bamboo pieces and distributing them.
  • The Zeliangrong community comprises Rongmei, Liangmei, and Zeme tribes.