Manipur is in North Eastern India. The state has a significant opportunities for generation of hydel power. In fact, the government is looking at tapping the huge potential that exists in the state. Imphal is the capital of Manipur. The state has mostly an agrarian economy. The state is also known for its scenic beauty. It has caves, waterfalls, lakes and islands and big scope in eco tourism. Bishnupur City, Chandel City, Churachandpur City are some of the major cities of Manipur.
Insurgency has been a problem in Manipur with many groups fighting for sovereignty. Manipur gets extremely cold in the winter, with temperature dipping to below 0 degree celcius. Frost and snow in the region is not uncommon. The state also receives heavy rainfall.
|Date & Month||Day||Holiday|
|January 1||Monday||New Year's Day|
|January 13||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
Republic dayJanuary 26 is not only republic day it is also Purna Swaraj Day. In 1950 when India's constitution came into effect this date was chosen as it was the anniversary of Purna Swaraj Day, which was held on January 26, 1930. Republic day means means the constitution will give the power to the citizens to govern themselves by choosing their own government.
|January 27||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|February 10||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|February 24||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|March 3||Saturday||Yaosang 2nd Day|
|March 10||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|March 24||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
Good FridayChristians all over the world Mourn Jesus Christ's crucifixion and death on Friday before Easter Sunday. Many church services are held in the afternoon, usually around noon or midday to 3 pm, to remember the hours when Jesus hung on the cross. Handmade Kites are often are flown in Bermuda on Good Friday to symbolize the cross that Jesus died on, as well as his ascending into heaven.
|April 2||Monday||Annual Closing of Bank Accounts|
|April 14||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|April 28||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|May 1||Tuesday||May Day|
|May 12||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|May 26||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|June 9||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
RamzanAs per Muslim's Ramadan is a holy month and the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Ramadan is a month of blessing marked by prayer, fasting, and charity.
|June 23||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|July 14||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|July 28||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|August 11||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|August 13||Monday||Patriot's Day|
Independence DayIndia got Independence on August 15, 1947. India's independence from Britain ended 200 years of British rule. Much of the efforts for this should be given to our Indian independence leaders Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
|August 22||Wednesday||Eid al-Adha|
|August 25||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|September 8||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|September 22||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|October 2||Tuesday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|October 13||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
DussehraIn most of northern India and some parts of Maharashtra, Dussehra is celebrated to honor Lord Rama for the victory Ravana.
In West Bengal and the east of India, Durga Puja takes center stage of Dussehra festivities. They celebrate the victory of goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura in Dvapara yuga. Ashok Vijaya Dashmi is celebrated by Dalit Buddhists as the day Emperor Ashoka converted to Buddhism.
|October 27||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
DiwaliOn this day Rama returned to his people after 14 years of exile during which he fought and won a battle against Ravana.Hindu's light their houses to celebrate his victory over Demon King.
|November 9||Friday||Ningol Chakkouba|
|November 10||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|November 24||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|December 8||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|December 22||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
ChristmasChristmas marks the birth Jesus Christ. Christians remember that Jesus died for us and then came back to life. He was resurrected from the dead on Easter day
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