The Naga tribes of Manipur celebrated it’s seed sowing festival ‘Lui-Ngai-Ni’, under the theme “Oneness through Culture” in Ukhrul, Manipur
- Lui Ngai Ni is the seed-sowing festival celebrated by the Naga tribes of Manipur India.
- The festival heralds the season of seed sowing and marks the start of the year for the Nagas and the festival was declared a state holiday since 1988.
- The festival is celebrated annually on 14–15 February at the start of the spring season.
- It is the second major inter-tribe Naga festival after Hornbill Festival.
- Leaders from other communities of the State, mainly Meitei, Kuki and Zomi also participated in Festival to show mutual solidarity for peaceful co-existence.
Source : All India Radio