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Embracing Progress: Tora Village’s Joyful Anticipation

February 7, 2024 | by Okcharphi A.C

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Weaving Tradition: A source of Pride and Joy

In the heart of Manipur’s Ukhrul District lies Tora Village, where weaving isn’t just a craft- it’s a cherished tradition woven into the very fabric of daily life. For generations, the villagers have adorned themselves with the intricate designs of Shirui Lily Wraparounds, a symbol of their cultural heritage and identity.

Resilience in Adversity: A Hopeful Outlook

While challenges such as limited access to education, clean water, roads, and electricity persist, the people of Tora Village remain resilient. Their reliance on river fishing and agricultural has sustained them through hardship, but they eagerly anticipate the promise of industrial development.

A New Chapter Unfolds: The promise of Progress

Now, with the introduction of the Cluster Development Programme under the National Handloom Development Programme, Tora Village is poised for a renaissance in weaving. The prospect of new technologies and resources fills the villagers with hope and excitement, as they envision a future where their craft thrives once more.

Looking Ahead: A Bright Future Beckons

As Tora Village embraces change and eagerly awaits the benefits of modernization, their spirits remain undaunted. With weaving at the forefront of their aspirations, they envision a future filled with prosperity, community, and the vibrant colors of their beloved tradition.


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