Thirteenth August (13th August) is a significant day for all the Manipuris
Tribute to war heroes of Battle of Manipur and freedom fighters
Thirteenth August (13th August) is a significant day for all the Manipuris: Remember whatever we have gained today – are the gift from our past, the food we are eating the life we are enjoying and living is the gift of our past generation people, Heros and Legends, they have shed their own blood for us, their tears faded in dark to give us bright future.
Thirteenth August (13th August) is a significant day for all the Manipuris living in and outside the State of Manipur. It is on this day that the two legends of Manipur, Tikendrajit Singh and Thangal General were hanged by the British for taking up arms against the British Empire. The article is a modest endeavour to follow how the Anglo-Manipur war, the main cause of hanging the two brave Manipuri legends happened in 1891.
The Anglo-Manipur war of 1891 was a short however huge battle between a minor Asiatic nation and the world’s most prominent realm. The war denoted the finish of an era and the opening of another one in the history of Manipur. Manipur lost her sovereign and free, independent status and new principle, the rule of the British was enforced in this little kingdom. This specific in the history of Manipur.