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Imphal

(ĭm`pəl), city (1991 pop. 202,839), capital of Manipur state, NE India, in the Manipur River valley, 2,500 ft (762 m) above sea level. Industries include weaving and the manufacture of metalware; the town is an important trade market. Until 1813, when Manipur was conquered by the Burmese, Imphal was the seat of the Manipuri kings. The inhabitants, of Tibeto-Burman origin, are famous for their music and dance. Imphal has three colleges affiliated with Guwahati Univ., as well as a technical college. The city was the site of a major victory (1944) for British and Indian troops against the Japanese in World War II.

Imphal

a city in NE India, capital of Manipur Territory, on the Manipur River: formerly the seat of the Manipur kings: site of a major Anglo-Indian victory over the Japanese (1944), which was a turning point in the British recovery of Burma (now called Myanmar). Pop.: 217 275 (2001)
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Representatives from different nations joined the event held under the aegis of the Organising committee of the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Imphal in collaboration with commonwealth war graves commission.
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Terrorism shows no respect for any boundary and the world should unite to combat this menace," the President said in Imphal.
How: About 50 km from Imphal, you have to hire a car and drive down.
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