At heart of The Listener, a performative oral literature festival, is a more noble cause: archiving and preserving the lesser-known languages of one of the richest and most diverse language families in the world
The Manipur Sangai Festival is an opportunity to see the best the northeastern state has to offer with the land coming alive with its unique dance performances by its 32 tribes, indigenous games and sports, music and some mouth-watering food.
The quaintly named Chicken Boil, a healthy portion of bamboo shot and a whole lot of flavour. Rice is a staple in the Northeast and the Arunachali thali pairs the rice with meat, fish, green vegetables and herbs.
The students' wing has been demanding that the interviews be conducted in Imphal instead of Kolkata. They have alleged that the intention behind conducting the interviews outside the state is to practice corruption and irregularities in the recruitment process.
Tripura experienced its worst ethnic riot between tribal and non-tribal communities in June 1980. The state is a land of mixed habitation comprising of tribal and non-tribal, the latter mostly from Bengali communities.