We have ceased to be apologetic; being ashamed; being weak; being ignorant; being ignored; being nomads; being accused; being complacent; being divided; being clones; being others; being subjective; being judgmental; being non entities; being deprived.
An arrogant, unashamed decision has been taken to de-clot the great Arjun’s blood in our veins and bring to life the proud Bishnupriya Manipuri in all of us. No Loyas. No Gagara. No Chenkuri. No Lokei. No Gotro. No designations. No geography. No maal-saani. Intentions straight. We are Bishnupriya Manipuris. We intend to be infectiously proud of it. To confess, we swear by the two-word philosophy – ‘ Thakat and Belei’. Encourage the right. Condemn the wrong. We mince no words.
We studied Socrates. We follow Geetiswami.
We love tattoos. We revere the namsha.
We listen to Metallica.We worship Kalashena.
We understand French. We speak Bishnupriya Manipuri.
We rule the boardrooms. We dance ‘joydeb’.
We buy popcorns. We eat kapok.
We know Versace. We wear our fichet.
We sail on the Thames. We miss the Loktak.
We respect. We challenge.
We are principled. We are democratic rebels.
We are proud Indians. We are proud Bishnupriya Manipuris.
We are www.bishnupriyamanipuri.org , we are you.
Aailang Ami !