‘Lai Haraoba’ ritualistic festival begins in Tripura

In Tripura, Lai Haraoba, a ritualistic festival observed by Manipuri meitei communities began in Agartala. The 5-day long festival is jointly organised by the Department of Information and Cultural Affairs, Government of Tripura, Puthiba Lai Haraoba Committee and Puthiba Welfare & Cultural Society, Agartala.

Lai Haraoba is celebrated through oral literature, music, dance and rituals. A cultural troupe from Manipur has also come to take part in the festival. They will be performing various cultural and traditional musical skits including Manipuri martial arts, folk music and folk dances during the festival.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Capital of Tripura: Agartala.
  • CM of Tripura: Biplab Kumar Deb.
  • Governor of Tripura: Ramesh Bais.

Source: The News on AIR

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