Hyderabad, 28th October 2011: Hyderabad Manipuri Society (HYMS) organized “Thabal Chongba” to celebrate the festive occasion of Ningol Chakouba on 28th October 2011. The three hour event saw one of the largest turnouts of people from Manipur numbering over 300 people.
Before the thabaal event, there were rounds of Tambola (housie), which many participated with great enthusiasm. The Tambola (housie) was a build up to the main event, thabal chongba that the crowd has been anticipated with great pride.
Byron Mutum, member of HYMS, said, “Even though there were a few glitches in the beginning, the event was a great success. I am glad that we have been able to organize this event and we hope that with event like this, we will be able to bring the community together.”
About Hyderabad Manipuri Society:
The Hyderabad Manipuri Society has been formed to connect, organize, facilitate and initiate all the people from Manipur to a common platform. It aims at providing an organized set up which will act as a support system for Manipuris in Hyderabad. For more information, please visit www.hyderabadmanipurisociety.org
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