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Churachandpur Overview

Churachandpur is the district headquarters of the district of Churachandpur which is the largest district in the state of Manipur. The town is locally known as Lamka, which literally translates to “place situated at a road junction”, since the word “lam” means path and “ka” means junction in the Manipuri language. It is situated 59 km from Imphal.

The town is known for the devastation it suffered by the Japanese bombing during World War II. However, it has recovered well and has remained a peaceful place in the last five decades. In fact, the town is popular as a peaceful town with scenic beauty and lush green landscape all around, making it an ideal place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings.

The famous Tonglon Caves is located around 32 kilometres from Churachandpur and is one of the most popular tourist sites of the state. Being home to the different tribes of the state, the town is known for its various tribal handicrafts and woven garments.

There is a handicraft market in the town which is popular for its various indigenous crafts and colourful artefacts. Especially the bamboo items are very artistically made and are quite popular among visitors to the place. The handicraft market is an ideal place to shop for local items and to pick up beautiful and unique souvenirs.

The town is an important commercial centre and a busy hill town in the state. Inhabited by different tribes of the state, majority of the people here are involved in agriculture and agricultural trade, along with weaving and animal husbandry. A large trader’s community also stay in the town that control the trade and commerce of the area.

The best time to visit Churachandpur is during the months of October to March when the weather is ideal for a visit. During this time the weather is dry and cool. However, the month of January, which is the peak of winter, is rather chilly. May and June are the hottest months and also experience quite a bit of rainfall.

The town of Churachandpur does not have its own railway station, and the nearest railway stations are the ones in Dimapur and Guwahati. The nearest airport is the Tulihal Airport in the state capital Imphal which is about 60 km away. The town is connected by the National Highway 150, and the Teddim Road links it to Imphal.

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