A proud moment for all the supporters and the people of Longleng and Eastern Nagaland, Lamphu Makhu contestant 1 from Longleng district clinched the title of the Eastern Highway Star 2009 under the theme‘stairway to destiny’ at Town hall Tuensang on Saturday.
The winner of the eastern highway star 2009 Lamphu Makhu, got a total point of 20890 including voting and judge point and he also received a cash of Rs. 50,000, while the 1st runner up,Tomukam contestant 18 from Tuensang got a total point of 17,754 and received a cash of 15,000 besides gift hamper.
The 2nd runner up went to Manshak Lakpan contestant 16 from Longleng district with a total point of 8850, and received a cash of Rs 10,000 besides gift hamper. Gift hamper were also received by all the top six finalists including, Tialiba contestant 10 from Kiphire, Naomi 11 from Kiphire and Meren 19 from Chare.
Chief guest for the occasion, S.P. Gupta, encouraged the participants to utilize their talented gift so as to compete in the various level of competition. He also lauded the organizing committee for promoting the younger generation.
The organizer of the eastern highway star 2009 informed that original video album of EHS top six would be released soon.
The second season of the Eastern Highway Star 2009 gift hamper were sponsored by Wacky collection Tuensang, Faruk Khan baby jasmine, Takum Neo photo culture, Aircel multitronics, BSNL Thonger communication and Samson network Tuensang.
Highlights of the grand finale also included songs presented by Tsali Sangtam coordinator EHS, Khumkithong,Kitan Yim and Soni Gurung.