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"Moirang Thoibi" (Meitei: ꯃꯣꯢꯔꯥꯡ ꯊꯣꯢꯕꯤ ) or "Ewanglon Thoibi" (Meitei: ꯏꯋꯥꯡꯂꯣꯟ ꯊꯣꯢꯕꯤ ) is one of the principal characters in the ancient Moirang Kangleirol legends. She is a princess of the Moirang kingdom, daughter of Chingkhuba and the niece of the king of Moirang. She is a lady love of Khuman Khamba, a poor orphan prince.

In popular culture

  • The well celebrated folk dance, "Khamba Thoibi dance", 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.
  • "Moirang Thoibi", a literary work, composed by A. Dorendrajit, was one of the author's first three books.
  • Moirang Thoibi is a protagonist in the celebrated epic poem "Khamba Thoibi".
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