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By Our Workers Reporter
IMPHAL, Jun 29 : Giving their respective takes on the significance of tradition, MAHUD Minister Yumnam Khemchand held that the Manipuri tradition wouldn’t be full with out Raas Leela whereas Keishamthong AC MLA Nishikant Singh Sapam gave it a pan India understanding in asserting that not all Indians transformed to Islam throughout the 800 years of the Mughal Dynasty as Indians are deep rooted of their tradition. The identical goes for the Manipuris, added the MLA.
These views have been on the importance of tradition got throughout a ‘Vasantotsav’ – pageant of colors held at Haobam Marak, in the present day.
The programme was organised by Sheidamkol.
Talking because the chief visitor of the operate, Y Khemchand stated that Raas Leela needs to be carried out at Kangla as Manipuri tradition can be incomplete with out it.
Keishamthong AC MLA Nishikant Singh Sapam was the president of the operate whereas Director of JN Manipur Dance Academy P Bilash and  Chairman of Rang Niketan have been the visitors of honour.
There, Khemchand stated that Raas Leela is part of Nat Sankirtana which is recognised by UNESCO.
He additionally stated that Manipur is thought for its artwork and tradition and skill to supply world class sportspersons.
Saying that some part of individuals opposed the development of Raas Leela Mandop at Kangla whereas he was the Speaker of Manipur Legislative Meeting, Khemchand maintained that the classical dance kind was launched by Maharaj Bhagyachandra and as such it’s a part of ‘our historical past.’
The Minister additionally assured that he’ll all the time help promotion of the artwork kind.  
Nishikant Singh Sapam, then again, said that tradition is a crucial facet of daily life and displays society.
Saying that not all Hindus have been transformed to Islam throughout the 800 years lengthy rule of the Mughal Dynasty because the individuals have been deep rooted of their tradition, the Keishamthong AC MLA continued that the individuals of Manipur are additionally deep rooted to “our tradition” and the State as a complete will stop to exist if “we do not safeguard our identification.”


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