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For Manipuris In Self-Exile, "Virtual Hoten" Is Home Away From Home

Hundreds of young people leave Manipur every year, essentially forced out by the ongoing problems with insurgency and a dysfunctional government. But even as they seek safety in physical relocation, their hearts and identities remain firmly rooted in a homeland they know they may not be able to return to anytime soon. In such a situation, they pick up the pieces of their former existence and painstakingly reconstruct it in the virtual world.