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Fazl Ali College celebrates 25th anniversary

K. L. Chishi and Dr. Ngangshi K. Ao going through the exhibition. (NP)
Correspondent, MOKOKCHUNG:
Published on 9 Sep. 2008 12:20 AM IST
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Completing 25 years of existence, Science stream of Fazl Ali College Mokokchung celebrated its Silver Jubilee on September 8 at its college campus with Dr. Ngangshi K. Ao, minister for PHED as the chief guest and K.L. Chishi, former chief minister and MLA as the guest of honour. Addressing the students and alumni of the college Dr. Ngangshi said "Someone has said that education is one of the ways to upward social mobility and a good education is the stepping stone to a high flying career. Fazl Ali College has achieved much in this respect. I am sure Alumni of this college will be a living proof and testimony" While calling upon the teachers and students, the minister said the reputation of a college depend upon the caliber and quality of students, teaching staff and infrastructure. Minster also said the DAN government has taken cognizance of the issues facing the student community and the educational institutions. He further added that during the current financial year 2008-09, the govt. has allocated a substantial amount of money towards strengthening of Fazl Ali College. He also called upon all to join hands and work together as the problems of unemployment, political uncertainties, economic and social cannot be tackled alone by political leaders. He added that problems and issues are inevitable and that criticisms and casting aspersions on politicians alone will not bring solution but called for collective wisdom and efforts should be attempted for the solution. The presence of Chishi MLA added significance to the day as it was in 1983 when K.L Chishi then education minister formally inaugurated the college. He said on looking at the progress made in the past 25 years the college had done a commendable job. Some of the highlights of the programme included a dance routine titled '25 years of Science' by Roslinda and friends, welcome address by Kuholi Chishi, Principal in charge, Fazl Ali College, Voices of the Alumni, a recollection of 25 years by Limatula Zulu, Head of English Department, Praise from friends, Fazl Ali College, a display by the Fazl Ali College Students Union, thanksgiving prayer by Achet Pongen, Pastor, Union Church FAC, felicitation of subject toppers. The Chief Guest also inaugurated the New Science hostel for girls. The function was attended by several alumni of the college, Government officials, public leaders and well wishers.

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