Imphal, Dece,ber 11: The 14th State Level Orange Festival, 2017 in Manipur saw the presence of Bollywood Singer Padma Shri Kailash Kher performing for the farmers on the 7th of December. It must be mentioned that the singer performed for free. This is also Kher’s maiden visit to Manipur.
This year’s Orange Festival, that was organised from December 06 to December 10 was supported by State Chief Minister N Biren Singh, Tamenglong MLA Samuel Jendai among others who extended their support. Armstrong Pame, the DC of Tamenglong district took the lead in organising the event and arranging Kailash Kher’s performance during the festival.
People of the district have expressed their joy having witnessed the live performance of Kailash Kher during the festival.
It must be noted that Tamenglong is the largest producers of oranges in Manipur. The Orange Festival is organised every year in the district to bring more business as well as boost tourism in the region.
The Organising Committee of State Level Orange Festival, 2017 has also organised a photography competition with an aim to showcase the world the beauty of Tamenglong District.