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KSU Wokha celebrate platinum jubilee
Correspondent WOKHA, DEC 20 (NPN):
Published on 20 Dec. 2010 11:47 PM IST
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The four-day Kyong Students’ Union (KSU) platinum jubilee celebrations which started on December 17 came to a fruitful conclusion with de-hoisting of unit flags and commitment of KSU for centennial jubilee by KBES mission secretary Rev. Dr. L.L. Kikon at Wokha local ground on Monday.
Celebrated with much fervor, fanfare, and veneration of past glorious years, the four-day celebrations kick-started with Wokha DC Rovilatuo Mor gracing the introductory session as chief guest Friday evening.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest emphasized on responsibility of students in the facilitation of civilized cultures in the community, family and village in order to have more relevant and refined lives.
Short speech was also delivered by Chairman Kyong Hoho Yansathung Jami.
The second day began with dedication of KSU platinum jubilee monolith by KBES executive secretary Rev. Dr. E. Nrio Ezung at Hayichan Colony (Forest Junction), Wokha town, Saturday morning.
The noon session was graced by commissioner and secretary for excise K.N. Ngullie as chief guest where he also launched the jubilee souvenir and memento.
Fr. Abraham Mhonchan, in his jubilee theme presentation on ‘Building a Just Society’, emphasized on creation of culture, respect, participation, and community understanding in order to build a just society.
Short speeches were also delivered by NSF president Mutsikhoyo Yhobu and Kyong Eloe Hoho chairperson R. Zuchobeni Ezung.
The KSU platinum jubilee feast was also held in the afternoon with KSU ex-president Khondao Patton (1948) as the Jubilee Feast Father. The evening literary session was graced by FCS secretary Ramongi Jami as chief guest where he emphasized on importance of individual contribution to the society.
A power-point presentation on career options was also presented by Shalom Rehabilitation Centre, Chumukedima director Fr. Joe Mariadhas.
Marking the third day of Kyong Students’ Union (KSU) Platinum Jubilee celebration, a ‘Jubilee Jungthe Ekhum’ (devotional service) was held here at Wokha local ground, the jubilee venue, Sunday. In his sermon, missionary at large Rev. L.K. Tsanglao said that everything is achievable if one knows God. The reverend further encouraged the student community to be committed towards building a higher step with help from God.
Short speech was also delivered by Lotha Gazetted Officers’ Union representative Chophathung Odyuo. Wokha Town Baptist church pastor Rev. Sulumo Ezung offered invocation while Wokha Town Assemblies of God church pastor Rev. T. Ngullie pronounced benediction at the service led by Y. Likhao Humtsoe.
Debate competition on the topic ‘The revival of Morung is a necessity’ was also held where E. Echungbemo Shitiri from CRSU, Mhonchan Y. Yanthan from LMRSU, and Chandeno Ezung from CRSU were adjudged first, second and third best speakers respectively by the judges, Libemo Kithan, Adani Ngullie, and Rhanthüngo Kikon.
The valedictory session in the evening was graced by DIS Wokha Solanthung Lotha as chief guest. The function was chaired by jubilee overall coordinator N.S.N. Lotha, and vote of thanks proposed by jubilee co-convenor Oren Humtsoe. Later at night, there was a music regale where many local bands and soloists presented both soulful and celebratory songs.

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