Parliamentary secretary for IPR, Eco & statistic R. Tohanba, on Thursday urged Yimchungrüs to preserve their rich culture in order to keep it alive. Speaking as chief guest at ‘exposition of gender talent through culture’ at local ground Shamator Town organized by Arts & Culture Nagaland, Tohanba urged arts and culture department to spread the message of Yimchungrü culture to the world for the upliftment of the people. The chief guest also said Yimchungrü Naga culture was a rich culture amongst the society and urged them to implement in reality.
He also lauded the effort made by the department of arts & culture for promoting and uplifting the people in various cultural programmes of rural areas and hoped to continue with their mission towards the people in future.
The chief guest also encouraged the participants to give more importance on cultural activities and urged to utilize in a proper way so as to compete in youngster generation with other Naga society.
The chief guest also urged the people to cooperate with government for more bringing more and implementing the programme and policies of culture among the society.
The first ever ‘exposition of gender talent through culture’ at Shamator was marked with various traditional activities including, traditional fire making, Naga traditional mouth organ bamboo flute etc. Kiu’s Chuba working president Yimchungrü Tribal Council, K. Zungkum Ex. Minister also exhorted the gatherings.
The programme was also attended by the YTC officials led by its Chairman Executive Council Yimchungrü Tribal Council Yanba Showuba. Earlier, the programme was chaired by Vevo, Deputy Director Arts & Culture Nagaland & Nodal Officer NEZCC K.M. Kaming president Public Forum Shamator delivered welcome address while the vote of thanks was proposed by Kaisa Akiuba. The special appearance was lead by Alula Thsanso. Altogether, 7 cultural troupe including, Kemifu cultural club Tuensang Town, Shamator village, Lunsoberü cultural club, Thopün cultural club, Leankongrü village, Retofu club and Sangphurü village were participated at the first ever exposition of gender talent through culture at Shamator Town.