In the post Sixties, with the power of the Manipur State behind them, the Meitei clan has been waging an organized campaign to discredit and disown the Bishnupriya counterparts.
There have been suggestions that Bishnupriya was never the language of Manipur and Meitei is the “Real” Manipuri language. These assertions are contradicted by historical and anthropological evidence. Unfortunately, some writers have repeated the ‘Official’ Manipuri line without thought or reason. Continue Reading