Cheiraoba around the world in 2022

Cheiraoba around the world in 2022
Image by Nick Irvine-Fortescue , via Flickr

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  Dates of Cheiraoba around the world
2023 IndiaMar 23
Manipur Thu, Mar 23Regional Holiday
2022 IndiaApr 14
Manipur Thu, Apr 14Regional Holiday
2021 IndiaApr 14
Manipur Wed, Apr 14Regional Holiday
2020 IndiaApr 13
Manipur Mon, Apr 13Regional Holiday
2019 IndiaApr 14
Manipur Sun, Apr 14Regional Holiday

Cheiraoba is the Manipur New Year and is celebrated during the month of April.

Cheiraoba is the Manipur NewYear based on the solar calendar. It is observed on April 13th or 14th.

During the festival, people clean and decorate their houses and prepare special festive dishes which are first offered to various deities.

Celebrated during the month of April, a part of the ritual entails villagers climbing the nearest hill tops in belief that it will enable them to rise to greater heights in their worldly life. The Pangals (Manipuri Muslims) also observe it.

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