1. Chapchar Kut festival — Mizoram
2. Khongjom Parba ballad — Manipur
3. Thang-Ta dance — Sikkim
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
THANG TA is popular term for the ancient Manipuri Martial Art known as HUYEN LALLONG. The art developed from the war environment of the tiny state of Manipur in North-east India, which was an independent kingdom since the early Christian era. It played an important role in the geopolitical environment of medieval times in between India and China with many independent states at war with each other.
Khongjom Parva is a traditional musical art of Manipur that involves ballad singing accompanied with the sounds of a dholak or drum. The art form depicts stories of the heroic battle of Khonjom, fought by the people of Manipur against the British empire in April 1891.
he Chapchar Kut is a festival of Mizoram, India.It is celebrated during March after completion of their most arduous task of jhum operation i.e., jungle-clearing (clearing of the remnants of burning). It is a spring festival celebrated with great favour and gaiety.