ManipurWomen in the 21st century have sparkled in each field and are making an imprint in each part. Women’ nearness is felt in various strolls of life. It might be in the field of workmanship, culture, sports, medicine, administration, academics, management etc.

This can be said all the more successfully for Manipuri women, who have constantly played an exceptionally imperative and dynamic part in each division. Everywhere throughout the world Manipuri women have been known for their valour, expertise and dynamic contribution in numerous social, financial, political and social exercises. She deals with the family as a mother, spouse, little girl, sister and a little girl in-law. Manipuri women are confident, kind, loving Courteous, respectful and honest! Manipur has seen the fruitful part of collective women’ energy in the past furthermore in the present day. However regardless of their significant commitments in the financial and political existence of the state, they are not given their due position in the public arena.

Manipuri women’ part in the financial and social existence of Manipur is noteworthy. Manipuri women don’t stay behind the shroud. Women overwhelm the business sectors in the country and urban ranges. They are extraordinarily required in the farming related exercises. They are imaginative and inventive which they demonstrate in the field of handloom and painstaking work and move. Their strength in the field of games in the national level as well as in the universal level is momentous. One huge perception that we discover today in Manipur is the ascent in the quantity of women business visionaries and women self improvement gatherings. The quantities of working women in various parts are expanding.

Following is the rundown of main eight women from Manipur, whose commitment to the society is vast and it must be welcomed:

1). Urmila ChanamSocial ActivitsUrmila Chanam, social activist, has been awarded Voices of Our Future Award by WorldPulse, a social networking platform connecting women from 190 countries across the world with a vision to amplify women’s voices to speed up change and improve the lives of millions around the world. She was among three from across the world who received.

2). Khumanthem Diana DeviUPSCKhumanthem Diana Devi, begged 24th position in Civil Service Examinations, conducted by Union Public Service Commission(UPSC).

She is the highest rank holder among the 21 from the northeast who cracked the UPSC’s Civil Services Examination 2015.

She also cleared the Indian Forest Service(Mains) examination with 9th rank which was also conducted by the UPSC.
In the year 2007, Diana topped the Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BSEM) exams. Subsequently, in 2009, she topped the Higher Secondary examination (Science).

She secured the highest marks in the BSc examination (Physics Hons) in Delhi university, in 2012.

3). Capt. Haobam Bella DeviManipurImage Via

Capt. Haobam Bella Devi, a second generation army officer, is the daughter of Col H G Singh (Retd), of Top Leikei, Singjamei, Imphal, Manipur.

ManipurShe conducted one of the most important and prestigious activities during the Republic Day parade 2015  i.e. unfurling the national flag at Rajpath in New Delhi.

4). Lin LaishramModel Lin Laishram, is a top notch model, an aspiring actress and sportsperson from Imphal, Manipur.
She has worked with some of the most prestigious names in the glamour world. She has strutted down the ramp at a lot of fashion shows like NewYork 2008, New York Bridal Week fashion show and Wills India Fashion Week.

She is the 2nd Runner-Up at Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2013.

She has acted in Bollywood movies like Om Shanti Om, Mary Kom, Chalo China, Rangoon etc.

5). Mangka MayanglambamManipur Folk SingerMangka Mayanglambam, is a folk singer from Manipur. She acquired the basic knowledge of folk song from her father Mangangsana a well known Manipuri Traditional Pena Singer. She is receiving National Talent Scholarship from CCRT New Delhi in the field of Folk Song since 2009.
She has represented India in Abu (Asian Broadcasting Union) Radio Song Festival, Sri Lanka 2014; Tapestry of Sacred Music 2013, Esplanade Singapore etc.

6). Binalakshmi NepramHumanitarianBinalakshmi Nepram, founder of the Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network, belongs to the new generation of Manipuri women, who are not just fighting against brutal injustice, but also asking for women’s political representation in discussions about war and peace. Through her work, she has highlighted the need for a women-led disarmament movement in India. In 2010, she received the Sean MacBride Peace Prize and the next following year, she won CNN-IBN’s Indian of the Year Award 2011. she also won L`Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards 2015.

7). MC Mary KomBoxerMC Mary Kom, is a boxer from Manipur, India. She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. Nicknamed “Magnificent Mary“, she is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics and winning the bronze medal. She became the first Indian woman boxer to get a Gold Medal in the Asian Games in 2014 in Incheon, South Korea.
Awards: Arjuna Award (2003), Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2009), Padma Shree (2010), Padma Bhushan (2013).

8). Irom Chanu SharmilaIron Lady of ManipurIrom Chanu Sharmila, also known as the “Iron Lady of Manipur” or “Mengoubi” (the fair one) is a civil rights activist, political activist, and poet from the Indian state of Manipur. On 2 November 2000, she began a hunger strike which she ended on 9 August 2016, after 16 years of fasting, demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA). Having refused food and water for more than 500 weeks, she has been called “the world’s longest hunger striker”. On International Women’s Day, 2014 she was voted the top woman icon of India by MSN Poll.

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Women in the 21st century have sparkled in each field and are making an imprint in each part. Women' nearness is felt in various strolls of life. It might be in the field of workmanship, culture, sports, medicine, administration, academics, management etc. This can be said all the more successfully...