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Visitors at main venues increasing gradually
Source: Chronicle News Service

Imphal, November 24 2022: Number of visitors at Manipur Sangai Festival-2022 is increasing gradually since the opening day with food stalls attracting maximum of the visitors than other facilities.

Manipur Sangai Festival- 2022 is being held at 13 venues but entry fee is charged only at two main venues namely Moirang Khunou in Bishnupur district and Hapta Kangjeibung in Imphal East.

Ticket rate for adult visitor is Rs 50 and for students Rs 20.As per information shared by organisers, a total of 8209 tickets were sold for entering Moirang Khunou and Hapta Kangjeibung venues on the opening day of the festival on November 21 with the figure reaching 10,525 on the second day on November 22.On the November 23, a total of 18,248 tickets were sold, thus, showing gradual increase of visitors at the two main venues.

Meanwhile, number of visitors at food stalls opened at Hapta Kangjeibung venue increased particularly in late evening and sale of food items too spiked.

Daily sale proceeds at some food stalls even crossed the Rs 10,000 mark though other stalls particularly garment do not fetch much.

A garment stall owner informed The People's Chronicle that visitor at this year's Sangai festival is still low compared to the past editions mainly due to opening of numerous venues stalling sale of garment items.

Recently celebrated Ningol Chakkou-ba festival could be another reason for fewer visitors at garment stalls, the stall owner opined.

A woman from Ghana, who is among those running foreign stalls at Hapta Kangjeibung told this daily that she came to take part in Manipur Sangai Festival for the first time this year but could not sell much items till date as the festival is just at the beginning stage.

However, the Ghanaian woman hopes of increasing visitors in the coming days and subsequently her sale proceeds.

She also said that foods of Manipur are quite tasty though some are spicy.

She further said that people of Manipur are hospitable.

On the other hand, State Platform for Disable People's Organisation president Yunus Khan thanked commerce & industries minister Nemcha Kipgen for providing a stall for Disabled Development Association Manipur at the Hapta Kangjeibung venue of Sangai festival.

He expressed hope that handloom and handicraft items produced by disabled people could be sold more if more stalls are provided in the next edition of Sangai festival.


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