Minister for Higher Education and Urban Development Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Wednesday said “a poetry is a fine art” where it emphasis on inner thought of a writer and also play a vital role in human history.
He was speaking at the launching of a book on poetry titled “Abandoned Lines from an Abandoned Land” at Hotel Japfu,Kohima. The book on poetry was a joint venture of two young upcoming women writers Asano Zashü and Rükulü Kezo. Nagas in general are very rich in poems, but most are written in local languages and to write poetry in English is few among many, said Dr. Shurhozelie. He lauded the writers for the book and encouraged them to keep up the spirit.
The launching programme was also attended by Minster Health & Family Welfare Küzholüzo Neinu.
Earlier, the programme was chaired by Colo Mero, Director Life Ministries and invocation prayer by Pastor Vezopa Rhakho, Youth Director, CBCK. Asano Zashü proposed vote of thanks and conveyed gratitude to all invitees and specially their parents, friends and all the well wishers for their constant support and having faith on them through out their journey in launching the book.