Manipur celebrates Cherry Blossom Mao Festival to promote tourism

To mark the beginning of the pink season in the district, Cherry Blossom Mao Festival was recently organized by state's tourism department and the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR), Shillong in association with the Mao Organizing Committee Flower Festival. Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh graced the Cherry Blossom Mao Festival via video conferencing. Tourism Minister OinamLukhoi, Tourism Corporation of Manipur Ltd. (TCML) Chairman Ashab Uddin also attended the event. Mao is not only a major tourist destination but also a crucial hill station for reaching breathtaking tourist spots like Dzuko Valley and Mount Iso.