Kangla Fort in the heart of Imphal will be turned into a solar citadel as the State Government is all set to lighten the most important historical and archaeological site of Manipur by solar energy and the same task will begin from December or January next. http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=29..041112.nov12
Nature lovers must not miss an opportunity to visit Manipur Zoological Garden situated on ImphalKangchup Road at Iroishemba. This place is only 6kms far away from Imphal and to describe the beauty of this authentic place is really spell-binding. In this zoological garden, you can see unusual species of wild animals and even plants. This garden was set up in 1976 on 2nd October and is spreaded over an area of 8 hectares.
The Sangai is an endemic, rare and endangered Manipur Brow-antlered deer (Rucervus eldi eldi) found only in Manipur. It lives in the marshy wetland in Keibul Lamjao about 45 km from Imphal. Its habitat is located in the southern parts of the Loktak Lake, which is the largest freshwater lake in Eastern India. It is also one of the seven Ramsar sites of international importance. The Sangai habitat is now protected as the Keibul Lamjao National Park. Sangai is also the state animal of Manipur.
Chorus Repertory Theater was established in the year 1976, by Ratan Thiyam at #Imphal. Since then, it has established its name among the finest theater performing groups in the world. Their plays are drawn from mythology and ancient traditions. http://www.mapsofindia.com/india-tour/manipur/ratan-thiyams-chorus-repertory-theatre-production/
13 August, 1891 in the History of Manipur On 13 August, 1891 Tikendrajit Singh and Thangal General were hanged at Imphal Market at 5 p.m. Some weeks earlier, three men - Niranjan Subedar, Kajao SIngh ( Killer of Grimwood) and Charang Thangal ( Chirai) were hanged on various charges. The Anglo-Manipur war had ended. Sir James Johnstone - " Let us beware, we have not heard the last of Manipur"