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Imchen at R-Day in Dimapur
Staff Reporter Dimapur, JAN 26 (NPN):
Published on 27 Jan. 2011 12:28 AM IST
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The 62nd Republic Day was celebrated in Dimapur with many political stalwarts along with various senior government officials attending the programme held at DDSC stadium. Home minister Imkong L Imchen was the chief guest for the programme. Prominent leaders who attended the celebration included former Maharashtra governor Dr S C Jamir, ex-chief minister K L Chishi and Rajya Sabha MP Khekiho Zhimomi. Imchen later took the salute from the contingent, led by assistant commandant Tiala Lemtur of 15 NAP Mahila (IR).
Other highlights of the programme included presentation from various cultural troupes and aero modeling display by Air Wing NCC, Dimapur. The chief guest also later inaugurated the exhibition stall put up by various SHGs and departments. Meanwhile, the following SHGs and farmers were awarded cash prizes during the function; Rs.5000 -Nihokhu Sumi (areca plate making & other), Hukhevi Kiba (jute & other), Khekhazu Yepthomi (pineapple & other), Hukhevi Achumi (diversified farming), Sani Chakre (cereal & oilseed), Aru Khate (dairy & piggery), Hekuto Wotsa (jatropha & other), Beituo Thakro (aromatic); Rs.10000 - Bolster SHG (aloevera soap), Renlok SHG (mushroom, aloevera soap & surf making) and Hits Repda (public private partnership).

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