Manipur: Diverse Bamboos that are Indigenous to the Land

Posted by - October 7, 2017

NeW Bureau Manipur harbour a high diversity of bamboo. More than 54 species of bamboo under 9 genera have been reported from Manipur against 136 species under 23 genera from India as a whole. The State has 15 species of bamboos that are all indigenous to the land, out of which two varieties are of

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Weaving in Manipur: A Rich Cultural Heritage

Posted by - September 1, 2017

NEW Bureau Manipur enjoys a distinct place amongst the Handloom Industry in India.  Handloom weaving forms a part of socio-cultural tradition of the peoples of Manipur which has a rich cultural heritage. The craft is woven with culture and spiritual beliefs of the natures of Manipur since the time immemorial. Handloom industry in the State

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Thokchom Sony: Art and stimulation

Posted by - March 5, 2017

Meet Thokchom Sony, a 28 year old artist from Manipur based in New Delhi, who is currently teaching as contract faculty in A.J.K. Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia. Having studied fine arts, Thokchom began his vocation as an independent artist by illustrating graphic novels to children story books amid his graduation. He has

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