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Manipur: Naga community members celebrate seed-sowing festival Lui-Ngai-Ni
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Manipur: Naga community members celebrate seed-sowing festival

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 20 Feb 2023, 03:39 pm

The Naga community of Manipur recently celebrated the seed-sowing festival  Lui-Ngai-Ni on Wednesday.

The State level celebration function was held at Kapaam village in Chandel district under the aegis of the United Naga Council (UNC) with the theme “One culture, one destiny”, reports Yenda News Agency.

Attending the celebration function as chief guest, Manipur Water Resources Minister, Awangbow Newmai stressed the need for preserving culture and tradition which he termed as the priceless gifts of forefathers.

“We need to preserve our culture. Not only songs and dances, we should also preserve habits and culture. Let us keep up all the good cultures and habits of our forefathers. It is the priceless gifts of our forefather,” he told the news agency.

Asserting that Nagas are peace-loving people, the Minister urged the people to show it through their deeds.

“Let us spread the message of peace by way of respecting other communities," the minister said.

Transport Minister Khashim Vashum, recalled the efforts to bring into shape the ‘Lui-Ngai-Ni’ as a common festival of Nagas living in the State of Manipur.