‘My Mother’s Daughter’ book released in Kohima

‘My Mother’s Daughter’  book released in Kohima
The author, Dr. Neikehienuo along with others at the book launch.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 8/27/2019 12:00:17 PM IST

Book titled, “My mother’s daughter” by Dr. Neikehienuo Mepfu-o was launched and released by Dr. Kevileno Sakhrie, retd. assoc. prof., of English, Kohima College, Kohima (KCK) at Hotel Vivor, Kohima on August 26. 

A press release by KCK mass media cell stated that, the novel is on domestic violence which portrays the vicious cycle of violence and how it continues and extends to the lives of children as they become adults. It narrates the lives and experiences of a mother and daughter as domestic abuse victims. Dr. Eastern Kire stated that the book was a story not just of violence, but a cycle of violence and the struggle to understand the kind of woman who repeatedly becomes its victim.

Dr. Kevileno Sakhrie, in her address stated that the novel takes us around the myths surrounding domestic violence and encouraged the author and the emerging young women writers to continue to write about such issues.

Dr. Lanusangla Tzudir of Heritage Publishing House, Dimapur, in the publisher’s note spoke about how the voice of the women writers from Nagaland have caught the attention of scholars from all over the country. 

The author, Dr. Neikehienuo in her speech thanked the women and girls who have had the courage to share their experiences with her through which she was able to document and write these stories on. 

Reviews from a reader’s perspective was given by Moanungla Jamir Kevichusa, assoc. professor & HoD English, Kohima College, and from a male’s perspective by Dr. Kekhrie Yhome, former asst. professor, Delhi University. 

Programme was chaired by Lily Angami, asst. prof & HoD, Economics, Kohima College,  invocation prayer by Dr. Kevichalie Metha, pastor, Peraciezie Baptist Church, and a special song was performed by Everpresence, the Kohima College Band. 

Dr. Neikehienuo is currently working as an asst. professor in department of Functional English (KCK). She runs the blog Random Rantings where her writings primarily focus on current social issues. 

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