Manipur Statehood Day

  • On 11 August 1947, Maharaja Bodhchandran Singh signed the Instrument of Accession to join India.
  • On 21 September the king signed a Merger Agreement to merge his kingdom.
  • It was made a Union Territory in 1956.
  • On 21 January 1972, it was made a state under the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971. 
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