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“Mumbai chalo” missing in Bishnupriya Manipuri youths

By RK Rishikesh Sinha, New Delhi

People always compare between MUMBAI and DELHI. And they love to do it. Their comparison ranges from the history, to the present economic and infrastructure advancement and of course to the culture of the people that both the cities carry.

If Delhi gains the point being the capital of India, Mumbai steals this being the financial capital of India, and the entertainment capital of Indian sub-continent. We can go on and on discussing, analyzing that both the cities have to offer.

However, to the question what it is the status in terms of strength of Bishnupriya Manipuri living in Mumbai and in its suburban areas. Here it is

  • Bishnupriya Manipuris people in Mumbai and its adjoining areas doesn’t even touch the figure 100
  • The city has failed to hold the dream of Bishnupriya Manipuri youngsters

The above figure shows:

the names of places in Mumbai Bishnupriya Manipuri are living and their strength

The above figure shows:

The suburban areas in which Bishnupriya Manipuri are living and their strength

The above figure shows:

Bishnupriya Manipuri youngsters are living and their strength

With the figures above one can draw the conclusion that the city Mumbai is still far away from the Bishnupriya Manipuri youths.

Related article:

Sagar Pur begs the highest population of Bishnupriya Manipuri living in Delhi-SATURDAY, 10 JANUARY 2009

Note: the figure are not exact. Statistics provided by Rebati Mohan Sinha.

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  1. hi rishi,
    mi surprise ailo kishade ti bargraph ehaan prepare korle.
    mumbaiit amaar manoor fool data asheta mi te haan napashu.

    bipul sarma
    ville parle(east) two of us staying in quarters, west is juhu.
    andheri (west) three family residing including 6 to 7 bechelors
    are in rent.

  2. thanks bipul,

    the data was provided by Rebati Mohan Sinha.

  3. thanks bipul,

    the data was provided by Rebati Mohan Sinha.


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