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Uniqueness of Thang-Ta
Uniqueness of Thang-Ta

Nisha Arora
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Thang-Ta is a weapon-based martial art popular among the Meiteis in Manipur. In Manipuri language, `Thang` means sword and `Ta` means spear. Can you tell me how to play?

Posted On : 11/10/2016 3:51:43 AM

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Abhinav Dey
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This martial art developed from the war environment of the tiny state of Manipur in North-east which was an independent kingdom since the early Christian era.

Posted On : 11/17/2016 4:04:05 AM

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Monish Mishra
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Is this game still in practice at Manipur?

Posted On : 11/22/2016 3:35:41 AM

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Abhinav Dey
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The word `Thang-Ta` means `sword and spear`. It is a weapon-based Indian martial art created by the Meitei of Manipur.

Posted On : 11/29/2016 3:37:43 AM

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Vicky Verma
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What is the history of this game?

Posted On : 12/16/2016 4:23:22 AM

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Abhinav Dey
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The proper name for Thang-Ta is `Huyen Lallong`.

Posted On : 12/23/2016 4:14:08 AM

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Abhinav Dey
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This martial art was used with great success by the Manipuri kings to fight against the British for a long time. With the British occupation of the region martial arts were banned, but post - 1950s saw the resurgence of these arts.

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Writi Mitra
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Is this Martial art form practised in Kolkata?

Posted On : 1/25/2017 3:17:59 AM

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