The fourth edition of the State Level Shirui Lily Festival 2022 was held in Manipur
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The fourth edition of the State Level Shirui Lily Festival 2022 was held in Manipur from May 25 to 28.
This annual festival is organised by the Department of Tourism, Government of Manipur to create awareness about the Shirui Lily flower.
The four-day festival was inaugurated by Manipur Governor La Ganesan and Chief Minister N. Biren Singh in Shirui village of Ukhrul district.
The festival is held around April and May as it is the blooming season of Shirui Lily.
The four-day festival will host a variety of activities ranging from Manipur's rich cultural performances, sports, musical extravaganzas and entertainment, especially of the Tangkhul Naga community.
During this, Shirui Lily Marathon is also being organised under the theme 'Say No to Drugs' in line with the Drugs Campaign of Manipur State Government.
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About Shirui Lily
It is the state flower of Manipur.
Its scientific name is Lilium mackliniae.
Shirui Lily is a species of ground lily found only around the Shirui Hills of Manipur. Tangkhul Naga tribe resides in this area.
This flower was discovered in Manipur in 1946 by the English scientist Frank Kingdon-Ward.
This flower is found only in Ukhrul district of Manipur and cannot be planted anywhere in the world.
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