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No Sangai Festival in Manipur this year due to COVID-19: Tourism Minister
Singh announced the decision after inspecting the project sites in Imphal under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme
Manipur Tourism Minister, O. Lukhoi Singh, on Friday, said that the Sangai Festival would be not be held this year on account of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Singh announced the decision after inspecting the project sites at Shree Govindaji Temple, Shree Kaina Temple, Shree Bangsibudon Temple, Khangabok, Shree Gopinath Temple, Ningthoukhong and Shree Bijoy Govindaji Temple at Sagolband in Imphal under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
“The total cost for the project of the Development of Spiritual Circuit in Manipur under Swadesh Darshan Scheme, Ministry of Tourism is ₹ 53.79 crores, and all the projects are 90 per cent completed and will be inaugurated by the end of this year after due consultation with the Chief Minister,” Singh said.
In line with the vision of N. Biren Singh for inclusive development in Manipur, Lukhoi further stated that there are various ongoing projects in the Hill Districts under the Manipur Tourism Department.
(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)