History of modern Manipur

History of Manipur (Kangleipak) in modern era

The history of modern Manipur covers the history of Manipur from the Seven Years Devastation from the Burmese Empire to the present day.[1]

The Temple of Shri Govindaji in the "Palace Compound" in Imphal, was the center of Manipuri Vaishnavism of the Manipuri Hindus in modern Manipuri world.
Appearance of the Coat of arms of Manipur in the Flag of Manipur

Seven Years DevastationEdit

The Burmese invaded Manipur several times but the most notable one was in 1819, during the reign of King Marjit. The Burmese occupied Manipur from 1819 to 1826. During this time, Manipur was devastated and there was chaos and anarchy everywhere. This dark period is called Chahi Taret Khuntakpa (Seven Years Devastation).[2][3][4]

Manipuri LevyEdit

There were exploitations of the Manipuri Levy, which was the first standing army of Manipur, born out of Manipur National Struggle against the Burmese rule during the Seven Years Devastation.[5][6][7][8]

Anglo-Manipuri WarEdit

In the year 1891, the historic Anglo-Manipuri war (Manipur's National Liberation Struggle) took place. The Manipuri soldiers showed their might in the losing battle, sacrificing their lives for the motherland. The combat ended with British victory.[9][10][11][12]

Japanese bombingEdit

Japanese bombing in Imphal took place several times in the history of Manipur, thereby creating high casualties to the people of Manipur. The first bombing was in the year 1942, heralding the beginning of the Second World War in Manipur.[13][14]

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  2. http://e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.History_of_Manipur.Historical_War_Manipur.seven_years_devastation
  3. http://e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.History_of_Manipur.Historical_War_Manipur.A_Brief_Note_On_Chahi_Taret_Khuntakpa
  4. https://themanipurpage.tripod.com/history/puwarimeitei.html#(iv)%20The%20Modern%20Period
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  8. http://e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.History_of_Manipur.Historical_War_Manipur.Glorious_Exploits_of_Manipur_Levy_4
  9. http://e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.History_of_Manipur.Historical_War_Manipur.Historic_Anglo_Manipuri_war_of_1891_1
  10. http://e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.History_of_Manipur.Historical_War_Manipur.Historic_Anglo_Manipuri_war_of_1891_2
  11. http://e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.History_of_Manipur.Historical_War_Manipur.A_brief_note_on_Anglo_Manipuri_War
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  14. http://e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.History_of_Manipur.Historical_War_Manipur.Japanese_bombing_of_Imphal_Part_2