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Research Paper | English Language and Literature | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023
Historical Background of Manipur (Kangleipak)
Abstract: Manipur the 'land of gems' has been variously referred as to as the 'Jewel of India', 'a little paradise', 'a flower on lofty heights', and the 'Kashmir of eastern India'. Manipur is also known by a variety of names in the neighbouring areas. The Burmese called it Ka-the, and the Shans and other tribes of east of the river Chindwin, 'Kase'. By the inhabitants of the Cachhar district of Assam it was called Mogli, and by those of Assam proper, Mekheli or Mogalou. M.K. Binodini (1922-2016) a North East Indian Writer with high craftsmanship who paint life and character in the simplest way by using the simplest language and structure in a dramatic form within a very few limited space. She has a very deeply penetrating spiritual eyes ear to see the anterior of her character and listen to their sensibility, thought and emotion by which she explores the imaginative magnitude of their life. Her characters become alive spontaneously as the story develops and they begin to explore their own identity in their imaginative world by revealing a glorified social phenomenon of the human being to make the existence of life divine. In this research, the writer Maharajkumari Binodini's biography. "The Maharaja's Household" will be discussed. Maharajkumari (M.K.) Binodini is a princess of Manipur and last daughter of the former king of Manipur Maharaja Sir Churachand Medingu, KCSI, CIE and Maharani Dhanamanjuri (Ngangbi) Leimarembi. She was born at the Royal Palace. She had her early education at Shillong, then Tamphasana High School and later on graduated from Kala Bhawan, Shantiniketan. She was a well-known playwright, novelist, short story and travelogue writer, ballet and film script writer.
Keywords: M.K. Binodini, Historical Background, Kangleipak
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,
Pages: 1030 - 1034