known as Nupi Keithel and Ima Bazaar or "Mothers Market
is large covered market split into two sections on both sides of
the Khwairamband Road and has tribal women clad in colorful, traditional
attire, selling everything from hand-woven shawls, skirts to fish,
lotus, oranges and orange-flavored honey. Women run this market,
which is unique in itself. Vegetables, fishes, household utensils
and implements and fruits are sold on one side and colourful handloom
shawls, phaneks, khudeis, bedsheets on the other. Not far from here,
is a street where beautiful cane baskets and furniture are sold.
Other smaller markets are Singjamei, Kongba, Lamlong, Kwakeithel,
Heirangkhoithong, Terakeithel, Naoremthong etc. And if you wander
in the quaint by lanes around the market, you will get a glimpse
of Manipurs customs and traditions.