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MOIRANG    

22nd November, 2021 Geography

 

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Context

  • The Union Minister of Textiles Piyush Goyal announced that the Ministry of Textiles has decided to set up a Handloom Village at Moirang of Manipur.

 

About

  • The city- Moirang of Manipur is a very important place in the history of India's freedom movement.
  • The Netaji Subhas Chandra led INA hoisted the tricolour flag at Moirang in its Imphal Campaign during the second World War.
  • An INA Museum is there at Moirang and tourists across the globe visit the Museum.
  • To showcase the rich handloom products of Manipur and attract the tourists, the ministry decided to set up the Handloom Village there and work on it will be started very soon.

 

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