Chivu Chandrakirti Memorial Park, Tonjang in Churachandpur district of Manipur reminds of the victory of Manipur over Lushai Hills.
Chivu Chandrakirti Memorial Park
The Park reminds of brave Manipuri forefathers who defeated the Lushai Hills in 1872.The inscribed stone at Chivu was erected during the reign of Maharaj Chandrakirti in the year 1872 to commemorate the Lushai Expedition.
Manipur CM N Biren pay homage to the brave Manipuri forefathers. A large stone slab with a pair of engraved footprints of Maharaj Chandrakirti and General Nathan lies in front of the inscribed stone.
CM N Biren also laid the foundation stone for the "Manipur Southern Cultural Centre" at Behiang.
Chivu Chandrakirti Memorial Park will unite hills and valley people and paves way for a united Manipur, culturally and historically.
The Manipur Southern Cultural Centre will be constructed at a project cost Rs 6 crore, and will have a museum, conference hall, cottages, amphitheatre,.
CM N Biren said the cultural centre will provide a platform to showcase the unique history and culture of the people of the region.
This cultural centre will provide a platform to showcase the unique history and culture of the people of the region.