Sajibu Panba Cheiraoba festival heralds the advent of the New Year in Manipur and is celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety. The festival, which falls on April 8, strengthens the bond of love and brotherhood.

Manipur, the small hilly state with a unique customs. Cheiraoba Festival is the celebration of New Year festival in Manipur. This is a sacred festival of Manipur when all the people welcome the New Year grandly. The locals clean their houses and decorate them. The local deity is worshipped and relatives visit one another’s place. Exchange of gifts and ideas take place.

Chief Minister (MANIPUR) O Ibobi Singh