Imphal (Manipur), March 11 (ANI): The 17th Shumang Leela Festival 2020-21 is underway at Thokchom Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen at Konung Mamang in Imphal. The festival is being organized by Manipur State Shumang Leela Council. The festival was inaugurated by the Works Minister Th. Bishwajit Singh, PHED Minister Losii Dikho and L. Radhakishore Singh, MLA, Chairman, Manipur Pollution Control Board as the Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and President. 18 female and 12 male shumang leela groups are participating in the festival. Monshangei Women Shumang Leela Kanglup showcased their play titled “Keibul Lamjaogi Tamnalai” and the second play by the Kangjabi Meetei Chanu Artiste Cum Drama Association showcased their play “Laman” among others. The festival will conclude on March 23.