Traditional boat race festival celebrated in Manipur

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Imphal, Sep 23 (UNI) People offered prayers at the Lord Bijoygovinda temple in Manipur today to mark the Hiyang Tannaba (Boat race festival).

The main race kicked-off this morning at Thangapat, Sagolband and here, where hundreds of people witnessed the spectacular boat race.

The idol of Lord Bijoygovinda was brought to a special platform near the venue of the race. Two teams, dressed in traditional dress participated in today's festival.


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