The relic of Don Bosco, left Dimapur Province on May 25 on its onward tour of Guwahati Province starting with the first stop at Diphu.
The relic visited all the Don Bosco institutes in the states of Manipur, Nagaland, Upper Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and would complete the Indian tour on November 7 after visiting all the 10 Provinces of the Salesains of Don Bosco.
The Relic of Don Bosco was ushered out of Dimapur Province by members of the Salesian Family and handed over to the large gathering of followers that had arrived from Karbi Anglong and assembled at the Nagaland-Karbi Anglong Gate.
Don Bosco Alumni Dimapur Provincial Federation, on behalf of the Salesian Family of Dimapur Province, acknowledged with sincere gratitude, the services and cooperation rendered by the media establishments, particularly the print media, in connection with the visit of the Relic of Don Bosco to Dimapur city.
The coordinating committee also expressed gratitude to the district administration particularly the DC, SP, CEO of DMC, president of Naga Council Dimapur, additional SP traffic, OCs of all the police stations for ensuring smooth conduct of the 4-days program, and for their participation at the Public Reception at the Nagaland-Assam Gate on May 21.
The Salesian Family has appreciated the general public of the district, particularly of the town areas for bearing with the inconveniences during the programs and the parish priests, catechists, other Church leaders, and heads of the various congregations and associations, for enabling the members of their Churches and organizations to pay homage and venerate the relic of one of the most popular saints of the Catholic Church.
The coordinating committee also thanked director of NEZCC, Som Kamei and his directorate for sponsoring the Ao Naga traditional warrior troupe to accord a traditional welcome to the relic of Don Bosco upon his second entry into Nagaland on May 21.