TODAY -

The Concept Of Living Freely
(Manipuries outside Manipur)

By Deepak Yumkhaibam *



As the situation in Manipur gets worse and worse day by day, many students are opting to go outside Manipur for higher studies and so it seems to be the only option. YES, it is the only option but the real question is how many are really going for studies or how many are going just for the namesake.

I myself have been studying outside Manipur and i have seen too many bad things happening among many Manipuries. The most discussed topic among my freinds is nothing but boys and girls not relatives staying together in the name of studying, and then finally goes their own ways, it is none of our business to interfere anyone's personal life but being a Manipuri I saw our own tradition being demoralised by our own fellow manipuri.

Everyone seems to be happy with what they are doing but to the eyes of us they are the devils in our soceity. I wonder if any of their parents have any idea whether with which boy or which girl their sons and daughter are staying.

In Manipur when a boy and a girl spends a night, that means they are ready to be married. But here outside manipur, any girl or boy who spend nights with more number girls or boys seems to be fashion, they think they have become a celebrity.

Yes, they have become a celebrity but what kind of celebrity?

I wonder when did having multiple sexual relation has earn the celebrity status? It is so unfortunate that such kinds of activities have been increasing day by day among Manipuries.

Here let me give a real example of how a person changes easily based on my real life story. I used to have a girlfriend of four years, after completing her 12th she came to Banglore for higher studies.

And like everyone we got the chance to increase our closeness, so we spend days and night together like a couple. If it was in Manipur we would have been already married.

I never ever intend of leaving her at any cost and I still love her but after some time I found out she was roaming around and spending days and night with another Manipuri and thats' too a well known person to both of us and from our area too.

I was shock, she was such a shy girl when she was at home but even before finishing her first year she already slept with more than one guy, I warn her that I would tell her parents but she answered, tell my parents if you want, I was so angry and it was over.

For such a characterless girl more should have been done. First of all She was a manipuri, and we already had physical relation but still she can sleep with another guy.

How much she have changed I still cannot believe. Well,this is my story, more of such stories of characterless Manipuri girls are there in plenty outside Manipur.

Also the kind of dress they are wearing, I can proudly say that it is the reason why more and more physical assault among the northeast girls are increasing.

I have also seen many Manipuri girls roaming around freely with non-manipuri.

Here my question is what happened to the responsibilities of the parents? Though not every girl is doing bad things but many are. If any parent really cares for their daughters or sons they need to see the real picture of what is happening outside manipur.

Any suggestions are mostly welcome. Nothing is related to anyone personally, it is just my opinion




* Deepak Yumkhaibam contributes to e-pao.net for the first time. The writer can be contacted at deepak_yum(at)yahoo(dot)com
This article was webcasted on April 02 2010 and updated on April 17 2010.


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