04/08/2023 05:44 PM | Click to read full article
There is one past but many histories, it is said. It couldn't be more true than in the case of Manipur. As the state grapples with the ethnic violence that started three months back, its chequered history keeps coming up. Amid the Meitei demands for a Scheduled Tribe status and Kukis seeking a separate administration for the Manipur hills, it has become important to understand, when exactly the Manipur kingdom was established, and when the Kukis actually migrated to Manipur.