Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, March 19 2017:
Lainingthou Khubomba Thougal Lup (LKTL) organised a one day awareness programme of Umang Lai Haraoba at Lainingthou Khubomba Laiphamlen, Changangei, today.
Retired Director of Education (S), A Shamungou Singh, Manipur University of Culture Assistant Professor Dr Rahichandra, Kangjam Bidhu Khuman (Member of Lailup and former member of Sanamahi Temple Board), Jillangamba (convenor of Lailup and secretary of UKAL), president of UKAL, Naba, social worker RK Rameshwor and president of LKTL, Th Ningthemjao Meitei took part in the event as the presidium members.
Speaking at the event, LKTL general secretary Taorem Birsingh Khuman said that the programme has been organised to spread awareness about the various rules and practices regarding Umang Lai Haraoba.
He pointed out that the practice of Umang Lai Haraoba has been declining due to ignorance about the correct rules and processes adding that the programme aims to help in creating a platform for the experts to spread knowledge about the correct methods and practices for Umang Lai Haraoba like the right time for the rituals, verses etc.