Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum


On 22nd November 2021, Union Home Minister laid foundation stone for setting up the Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum at Luangkao village in Manipur’s Tamenglong district.

About Rani Gaidinliu

  • Rani Gaidinliu was born on January 26, 1915 at Nungkao village in Tamenglong district of Manipur.
  • She was a spiritual and political leader who belonged to the Rongmei tribe of Manipur.
  • At the age of 13, she joined the freedom movement and later spearheaded the socio-political movement to drive out the British.
  • In 1932, she was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment. She spent 14 years in jail and was released only after India’s Independence in 1947.
  • In 1972, she was awarded Tamara Patra by the Government of India for her contribution to the freedom movement. She also received the Padma Bhushan in 1982.