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Vocational training held by Marup

Inaugural programme of vocational training centre on Bishnupriya Manipuri cultural events (Dakula, Isalpa) and knitting cutting tailoring was organized by the socio-eco. development organization “Marup” at Radha Krishna Sevashram , Diphu, Karbi Anglong on 26th August. 2012.

The inaugural programme was presided over by the chairman of Marup, Sri Putul Singha and the dignatories as well as guest presented were Sri Anil Singha Gautam, Sri Ananta Kr. Singha , Sri Dananjay Singha , Sri Aswini Kr. Singha the Executive Member of BMDC. 

The Marup appointed three teachers – Sri Manibabu Singha, Sri Krishna Mohan Singha, Sri Parameswar Singha – as Isalpa, Dakula and knitting and tailoring teacher respectively. Almost 25 nos. of students registered their names as students. All the expenditure in connection with vocational training center was borne by Marup. 

Executive Members of Marup

  1. President – Sri Putul Singha
  2. Vice President – Sri Rabindra Singha
  3. Gen. Secy. – Sri Arjun Singha
  4. Asstt. Gen. Secy – Dipak Singha
  5. Cashier – Sri Sankha Singha
  6. Programme Director – Sri Bimal Singha
  7. Executive Members  – 

  • Sri Utpal Singha
  • Sri Bijoy Singha
  • Sri Utpal Singha
  • Sri Ranjit Singha
  • Sri Nitu Singha
  • Sri Biju Singha


  1. A wonderful effort by the people of Diphu. The dukala and isalpa training are the priceless one to carry forward the legacy. Now if the women are also taught how to weave traditional cloths at least it will give a hope that we can hold on the tradition. These fields have a very good scope also if properly utilized. A lesson to be learnt by all other regions. Hats off to the people of Diphu.

  2. Very Nice information shared..Thanks for sharing the information


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