The Khongjom War Memorial Complex

Lamding Mamang Leikai
Thoubal, MN - 795148

Type: Landmarks
094351 55104
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The Khongjom War Memorial Complex, situated near the village of Khongjom in the Thoubal district of Manipur, commemorates one of the pivotal battles of the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891. This historic site holds great significance in Manipur's history and serves as a tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of the Manipuri soldiers who fought valiantly against the British forces.

The Battle of Khongjom, which took place on April 23, 1891, marked a significant moment in Manipur's struggle against British colonialism. Despite being outnumbered and outgunned, the Manipuri warriors, led by their courageous leaders such as Paona Brajabashi, put up a fierce resistance against the British army. The memorial complex consists of several monuments, statues, and structures, including the Shaheed Minar (Martyrs' Pillar) erected in memory of the brave soldiers who laid down their lives during the battle.

Visitors to the Khongjom War Memorial Complex can explore the various exhibits and displays that narrate the events leading up to the battle and its aftermath. The complex also features a museum showcasing artifacts, weapons, photographs, and documents related to the Anglo-Manipur War, offering visitors a glimpse into Manipur's rich historical heritage. Additionally, the serene surroundings of Khongjom, with its lush greenery and tranquil ambiance, provide a poignant backdrop for reflecting on the sacrifices made by the Manipuri heroes. The Khongjom War Memorial Complex stands as a solemn reminder of Manipur's struggle for freedom and serves as a testament to the indomitable spirit of its people.

This is the only landmark listed in Thoubal. You will find the exact location of The Khongjom War Memorial Complex on the map above. If you need any other information on The Khongjom War Memorial Complex that is not listed here, please call 094351 55104.

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