Name of Festival : Cheiraoba Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Cheiraoba Festival celebrated on the month of March - April
Major Territory of Celebration
Cheiraoba Festival is celebrated in Manipur
Cheiraoba is the new year festival of Manipur. New year is received with great ideas and traditional customs.In each house of the Manipur people worshipped the domestic deity, Sanamahi .In the temple of Sanamahi people also arranged the annual festival.On this day people wear new clothes and buy new utensils.This festival is only celebrated by Hindus but Muslims of Manipur too take part and make the occasion a grand one. Many people on this day also climb the hill called 'Cheiraching' where there is a small Siva shrine. The hill is near Imphal town.