Cheiraoba in Manipur in 2020

Cheiraoba in Manipur in 2020
Image by Nick Irvine-Fortescue , via Flickr
  How long until Cheiraoba?
This holiday next takes place in 16 days.
  Dates of Cheiraoba in Manipur
2022 Thu, Apr 14Regional Holiday
2021 Wed, Apr 14Regional Holiday
2020 Mon, Apr 13Regional Holiday
2019 Sun, Apr 14Regional Holiday
2018 Sat, Apr 14Regional Holiday
  Summary
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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