Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has extended his ‘warm greetings and best wishes’ to the people of Manipur on the ‘joyous’ occasion of Mera Hou Chongba which falls on Sunday.
Mera Hou Chongba is a unique festival of Manipur, celebrated on the full-moon day of the month of Mera in Manipuri lunar calendar since time immemorial. The festival is jointly celebrated by different communities living in the state to promote brotherhood, peace, unity and integrity. It also marks the solidarity among different ethnic groups in Manipur and symbolizes our belief in the principle of pluralism and co-existence, Biren said.
“On this joyous occasion, let us together reaffirm our unyielding commitment to maintain unity and harmony among our different communities. Let us also join hands and put our efforts together to take the state to new heights of development. I join the people of Manipur in the celebration of Mera Hou Chongba 2022,” the chief minister said.