Meisum Cultural Meet to preserve, promote dying old age cultural traditions

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Ukhrul (Imphal) [India], Mar.23 (ANI): Director of Art and Culture Dr. K. Sushila on Thursday asserted that revival of indigenous culture and traditions of both hills and plain dwellers needed to be promoted. K. Sushila was chief guest of the one-day cultural meet organised by Meisum which was sponsored by state directorate of arts and culture. "Culture and traditions as followed by forefathers of both hills and plain dwellers of Manipur before the arrival of Hinduism and Christianity need to be explored and revived," Sushila told media in connection with culture and traditions. She observed that every civilised community across the globe maintained their own unique culture and traditions. She added, "Every section of society have their role and responsibility in the preservation of indigenous culture and traditions", while calling upon the public to take part in the movement for cultural preservation with sincerity." Presentation of folk songs, indigenous games, traditional fashion show, folk dance, indigenous music display and mass folk songs marked the day-long cultural event. (ANI)