Manipuri Poetry Day observed in Canada
IMPHAL, 15th Oct: Manipuri Association of Canada, Middle Zone (Toronto) observed "Manipuri Poetry Day 2019" on October 13 (the full moon during the month of Kartik). The association also organised ‘Ningol Chakkouba’, the grandest festival of Meitei community, for married women residing in the city.
Leisemba Sanajaoba, author of three published books and translator of Shreematbhagavat Geeta into Manipuri, inaugurated the observance by reading out Dr Kamal's poem "Meitei Chanu". Several Manipuri individuals residing in Toronto also participated in the function during which they read out self-written poems as well as other poems penned by renowned poets of Manipur.