The Official Website of Ukhrul District, Manipur.

Ukhrul District, the land of the colourful Tangkhuls was marked out first a Sub-Division in 1919 during the British Raj. Then in November 1969 it was upgraded to a full-fledged district, bearing the nomenclature of Manipur East District.

The area of the district was 8,200 Sq.Km. according to the CSI Publication 1976. Later Tengnoupal District, now called Chandel District was carved out from this district on 15th July, 1983 and the area of the then Manipur East District was sliced down to 4,544 Sq.Km. and the title of the district was changed into Ukhrul District in 1983.

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Sangai Festival 2013


27Day 07 : Wednesday, 27 November 2013 at 4:30 pm

District Day – V ( Cultural Programme by the artistes of Ukhrul District)

  • Geography

  • Ukhrul District is bounded by Myanmar in the East, Chandel District in the South, Imphal East and Senapati Districts in the West and Nagaland State. The district HQ. Ukhrul is linked with Imphal, the state capital by a NH 150about 84 Km.
  • People

  • The district of Ukhrul is a land of beautiful mountains interspersed by numerous Tribal habitats echoing with rhythms of tribal culture and rich wild life. The un-spoilt nature has enchanting calls to those who prefer to spend sometime in tranquility
  • Arts and Culture

  • The life and art of the Tangkhul are attractive and captivating. Their different costumes and wears, utensils,architecture, monumental erections  and memorial set-ups depict their dexterity in art, which also speak of their sense of beauty and finesse.