Manipur, the small hilly state with a unique customs attracts tourist. Cheiraoba Festival is the celebration of New Year festival in Manipur. This is a sacred festival of Manipur when all the people welcome the new year grandly. The locals clean their houses and decorate them. The local deity is worshipped and relatives visit one another’s place. Exchange of gifts and ideas take place. This festival is only celebrated by Hindus but Muslims of Manipur too take part and make the occasion a grand one. On the very day the local climb the nearest hill tops which signifies the rise of human civilization in greater heights in every sphere.
Cheiraoba Festival takes place in the month of April. The new year is received with great ideas and traditional customs. The society of Manipur is not at all open but tourist visit the state to experience the unique tradition that exists in the society and customs.