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"Khuman Khamba" (Lua error in Module:Unicode_data at line 15: attempt to call field 'length' (a nil value).) or "Moirang Khamba" (Lua error in Module:Unicode_data at line 15: attempt to call field 'length' (a nil value).) is one of the principal figures in the ancient Moirang Kangleirol legends. He is an orphan prince of the Khuman dynasty. Brought up by his sister, Khamnu as a poor man. Later, he was married to his lady love Thoibi, the princess of the Moirang dynasty.

In popular culture

  • The well celebrated folk dance, "Khamba Thoibi Jagoi", was first performed by Khamba and his lady love Thoibi in the premise of the Thangjing temple. It's now a popular form of folk dance in Manipur.
  • In 2019, a canvas painting named "Khambana kao phaba" (Lit. Khamba capturing the bull), was exhibited in Bhopal.
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