Marjung, the polo diety who gave the world the noblest of sports, calls. Imphal, where once the guns of WW2 blazed during the Japanese invasion of India and iron birds spewed fire from the sky, now displays a charming quiet with cultural, dance and sporting festivities which only a select few can get to experience.
Watch native and int’l polo where the sport was first discovered by the English before being propagated to the world meet the polo deity who is still worshipped.
Meet the Cheery Manipuri’s and Browse the Bazaars, Lakes and Hills
The Manipur pony is endangered, its grazing grounds disappearing. It is a sacred pony, never used as a pack animal.
All of the local women played at their highest level and the games flowed nicely.