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‘Tokhvu Emong’ festival celebrated in Delhi, Kohima, Bhandari
Published on 10 Nov. 2010 12:04 AM IST
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An enthralling Lotha Tokhvu Emong festival was celebrated in Delhi on November 7 at Parish Hall, Emmanuel Baptist Church. The event was attended by hundreds of enthusiastic Lothas, fellow Naga friends and distinguished guests from different walks of life.
Dr. Benrithung Murry, assistant professor in Delhi University welcomed the audience and urged them to focus on ‘Tokhvu’ theme ‘strengthening bonds’. The Tokhvu feast was followed by Naga traditional couple contest participated by nine Naga tribes. Rendezvous of western and contemporary music rendered by Rebecca Ezung, Grace Ngully, Chonben Ngullie and Khonthungo Yanthan stupendously winched up the incredible event to its climax. Dr. Zuchamo Yanthan, assistant professor in IGNOU offered a vote of thanks to all who graced the festival and to those who generously contributed towards its success.
Tokhu fest in Ziekezou colony Kohima:Meanwhile, Lothas of Ziekezou colony Kohima held Tokhu fellowship on November 6 at NSF Solidarity Park Kohima. The program started with a welcome address by Nyimtsemo Ngullie, convener of 2010 Tokhu Emong, folk songs were presented by Catechism students and men’s group of the colony.
Er. Pen Yanthan, president of Lotha Ekhung Ziekezou Kohima encouraged all to uphold the spirit of “Tokhu” everyday and with everyone for more meaningful and peaceful life. The gathering also paid respect to the departed soul by observing one minute silent prayer followed by mass a spoken prayer.
Bhandari Town: Tokhu Emong, was celebrated by citizens of Bhandari town and adjoining villages on November 7 at Bhandari public ground with Er R.W. Odyuo (power) as chief guest.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest urged the Lotha Lower Range people to cooperate with their elected members for over all development and also to use the government funds judiciously.
He also appealed to all government officers from Lotha Lower Range to make one platform to bring developmental changes.

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