Since March end 2020, the initial stage of the COVID pandemic in Manipur, restriction on social gatherings, including musical concerts and Thabal Chongba (traditional festival dance form of the Meetei community), was imposed by the state government
Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and following the safety measures and restrictions imposed by the government for the welfare of all, the celebration this time around is low key. However, here are seven fascinating facts about the festival. Know all about it.
UKAL further appealed to all the Lai Haraoba committees to strictly follow the SOP and COVID-19 protocols laid down by the state government in observance of Lai Haraoba.
An order issued by chief secretary Rajesh Kumar stated that 'Yaoshang sports’ may be organised by maintaining SOPs.