Coco Area Students’ Union (CASU) held its get-together –cum- collegiate seminar on Saturday at Town Hall Dimapur with Superintending Engineer, PHED, Kohima Circle-I, Er. Ghushito Sumi as the chief guest.
Er. Ghushito in his speech urged the students to introspect whether they were living a respectable, proper and God fearing life. He stressed on remaining united and to make it their strength so that no force could destroy the harmonious relationship the Coco area people have created.
It may be mentioned that four villages namely Philimi, Rotomi, Khrimtomi and Akuhaito comprise the Coco area which falls under Atoizu range in Zunheboto.
Pointing to the ‘blind imitation’ of foreign cultures by the present day youths, Er. Ghushito called for a change in their mindset if the youths really wanted to compete and excel in their endeavours.
According to the chief guest, the blind imitation of other’s culture was only contributing to the mitigation of the Naga culture.
He also exhorted the students to first know God if they wanted their wishes to come true as well and fruitful. “We have to humble oneself before God,” he added.
Encouraging them to be hard laboured, the chief guest also urged the students to be patient and persevere in their efforts.
Er. Ghushito expressed happiness at the declaration of the Coco Area Union Dimapur which would be headed by (DEO Rtd) Vikuto Wotsa of Philimi village.
GB and elders also exhorted the students on the occasion.
Atoizu Range Students’ Union (ARSU) president, Anato Yeptho and Lecturer, Tetso College Dimapur chaired the morning session.
Invocation was pronounced by Rev Thilihe yeptho while the welcome address was delivered by CASU president, Abeto.
CASU advisor, Hutovi L. Shohe proposed the vote o thanks and RWDA home evangelist, Ikuto Chophy said the benediction.
The collegiate seminar was held in the afternoon session with director, central institute of horticulture Medziphema, Dr. Akali Sema and inspector, directorate of industries Kohima, Hutovi Chisho as the resource persons.