Any social issues should be dealt based on proper research and finding, and not with mere traditional and monotonous mode, said MLA Mmhonlumo Kikon Friday. Kikon was addressing the annual literary day of post graduate students’ union, Kohima campus at State Academy Hall, Kohima.
Challenging the university students to carry out research work, Kikon who is also former CEO, DICE foundation said, his greatest concern was to do more practical research and survey from the grassroot levels. Students should develop reasoning power to meet the demand which should suit with the policy, beneficial and rational to the society, he felt.
He encouraged students to develop the habit of reading with case study to develop opinion and idea without any prejudice, bias and traditional believed. He reminded the students to update themselves with the current policies and programmes formulated by the present leaders and policy makers.
On the occasion, Kikon also shared his personal research and findings related to rape cases in all the districts; people’s awareness on the facility available in towns and cities by rural areas and others.
Pro-vice-chancellor Nagaland University, Prof. Lanunungsang exhorting the students, said positive revolution should begin from the hostel, library and home.
He told the students to identify their God given talents and potentialities and use it for the better society.Earlier, Tonlih Konyak GS NUEU said the invocation while Kihomong Janger and Vituomenuo Khro were the host of the programme,
Guitar recital by Richard Kath and special presentation by Temjen K. Longchari were the highlight of the day. The second session was marked literary battle, debate on the topic “empowering women a must move for social and political growth in Nagaland”, extempore speech and duet competition.
Other notable persons in the literary session included Asst. Prof. Nagaland university JACWR co-convenor and advisor NMA Rosemary Dzuvichu, Asst. Prof. dept. of education NU Dr. Lungsang Zeliang, MD, The People Channel, a human resource development agency, Rozelle Mero, Asst. Prof. history and Archeology Dept. Dr. Chumbeno Ngullie, associate pastor UBC Jonathan Mesen, music director, Baptist Church Jotsoma, Neingulie Nagi, Piano grade VIII Trinity Guildhall, Neithono Nagi and Asst. Prof. dept. of English NU Dr. N. Das.