Incessant rain failed to dampen the spirit of Kang chingba (Rath Yatra) in Manipur: Photo gallery by Siddharth Haobijam

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Manipuri hindus celebrating Rath Yatra(Kang Chingba) despite incessant rain. Photo by Siddharth Haobijam

Imphal, 18 July 2015 : Like every year, this year too show Manipuri hindus celebrating Rath Yatra or Kang Chingba. But due to incessant rain , the Govindajee temple was flooded and many devotees rue the neglect of the government .

Kang was also celebrated at  ISKCON temple situated at Tiddim Road.

Many localities also saw colourful small rath rolling into the streets with children in colourful, festive dresses in tow.

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